Delivery boy arrested for sexually harassing woman in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

The southeast Division police of Koramangala police have arrested a 20 year old delivery partner of Dunzo for harrassing a woman on May 31st.

The accused has been identified as,Arun kumar,20 year old.

Senior officer told reporters,The Koramangala police have registered a case against a delivery boy of a food company for sexually harassing a woman who was on her night walk on May 31.

Based on the complaint,the police have registered an FIR.A special team,was formed by Koramangala police inspector Ravi KB,and team led by PSI Puttaswamy,and team analysed CCTV footage and checked 84 scooters of a similar make that were in the area at the time of the incident.In less than 48 hours,they identified Arun Kumar,a native of Andersonpete in KGF.

During investigation it was found that he has been working in Bengaluru for three months. He is a habitual offender who harassed and preyed on women walking alone,He was produced before a magistrate who remanded him in judicial custody he added.

The victim,aged around 30 years,told in her statement that she was on her evening walk near the house on 4th block Koramangala when the accused confronted her.

Since it was late in the evening and the street was deserted the victim started walking briskly to stay away from him.

The accused however followed her on the bike and slapped her back before speeding away.

The victim was shocked and before she could react the accused took a u turn and started riding towards her .

Realizing the danger, the victim raised an alarm prompting the residents to come to her help and the accused escaped .

The victim later approached the police and filed a complaint along with the physical description of the accused .

The police team nabbed the accused within 48 hours a big thanks to the police team victim appreciated all the police personnel for their speedy action.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant,has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP Southeast,Srinath Mahadev Joshi,ACP, Madiwala Sub-Division,Sudheer M Hegde,PI,Ravi KB,PSI,Puttaswamy and other crime staff who has nabbed the habitual offender who has created fear among lonely walking woman in the area now the accused is cooling his heels in jail and a suitable reward will be given to the team for the exemplary work done by them he added.