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Kolkata man held for making sexual gestures to woman shopkeeper

PTI
Published : May 22, 2018, 10:48 am IST
Updated : May 22, 2018, 10:48 am IST

Police on Monday nabbed the accused from his residence in Sonarpur after going through the video footage provided by the woman.

 "We are looking into the matter and trying to talk to the youth. We are also trying to find out if he was having any mental problem," the officer added. (Photo: Representational)

Kolkata: One person was on Monday arrested for allegedly making sexual gestures to a woman shopkeeper in Basdroni area in Kolkata, police said. The accused, a youth in his early 20s, entered the shop in Basdroni's Central Park area on Sunday afternoon, when the woman shopkeeper was alone, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said.

"Initially, he started asking about prices of different items and suddenly started making sexual gestures seeing the woman alone. The woman filmed the entire act on her mobile phone," the officer said.

Police on Monday nabbed the accused from his residence in Sonarpur after going through the video footage provided by the woman. The accused has been booked under different sections of the IPC.

"We are looking into the matter and trying to talk to the youth. We are also trying to find out if he was having any mental problem," the officer added.

Tags: sexual gestures, woman shopkeeper, kolkata police, indian penal code, video footage, mental problem
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]