In Thane, one man was arrested on Sunday after a video went viral in which he was molesting a woman inside an ATM at 3 am in the morning by flashing her.
In a series of tweets, the 23-year-old woman narrated the incident. She was out on her birthday and wanted to pay the auto-rickshaw fare that’s why went inside an ATM. The accused, who met the woman at the State Bank Of India ATM in Kopari area, offered to lend her money when she faced problems in withdrawing cash and started “touching her”, the woman alleged.
The woman started to film the incident on her phone. The report said that, when the accused saw that he was being recorded, he fled the spot.
What really happened
“It’s 3 am when I’m typing this. A man just flashed me his di*k in a Fuc*ing ATM! I had gotten down to withdraw money to pay the Rick and was I was facing problems and this guy offered to pay for it but he kept touching me, inside the ATM! I decided to record him and he…panicked.,” the 23-year-old wrote on Twitter.
It's 3 am when I'm typing this. A man just flashed me his dick in a fucking ATM! I had gotten down to withdraw money to pay the Rick and was I was facing problems and this guy offered to pay for it but he kept touching me, inside the ATM! I decided to record him and he… pic.twitter.com/XDlX25iUub
— ☆SHIBANI☆ (@shibxni) May 12, 2019
She said she was “lucky” to find a PCR van near the ATM and showed the video to a cop. “Luckily there was a cop car, and I showed them the video and they followed him,” she wrote in another post.
The police then chased the accused for about a kilometre before nabbing him; the deputy commissioner of the police was quoted by HT.
The accused has now been arrested by Mumbai Police. He has been charged under Sections 354 and 509 of the Indian Penal Code which deals with outraging the modesty of the women.
The accused has been identified as Sandeep Kumbharkar, who works for a private club. According to reports, the police are questioning him further to know whether he had been involved in similar cases in the past.
Source – ndtv.com, timesnownews.com, news18.com