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Two weekend over 'flashing' incidents in Mumbai

IANS  |  Mumbai 

was shocked by two sickening acts of a and another person allegedly their private parts before two women over the weekend, said.

In the first instance, a constable was arrested on Sunday after a complaint from a living in an opposite building at the Colony in Kurla.

The accused, Harishchandra B. Lahane, 41, reportedly stripped himself around 11 p.m. on Saturday when the stood in the balcony of her flat. Following a complaint by her, he was arrested, said an

In another incident, a 38-year-old man, Sandeep Kumbharkar, allegedly flashed his private parts before a girl who had gone to withdraw money from a in Mulund on Sunday.

The incident happened at the in Hariom Nagar when the 23-year-old woman was present.

On the pretext of seeking assistance in operating the ATM, the man suddenly flashed his private parts before her.

The woman recorded it on her mobile camera and later lodged a formal police complaint.

"It's 3 AM when I am typing this. A man just flashed his d**k in a f** I had gotten down to withdraw money ... and was facing problems and this guy offered to pay for it but he kept touching me inside the ATM," the girl wrote in her post.

In both the incidents, police have registered offences under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

In October 2018, a 29-year-old commuter was beaten up by co-commuters after he allegedly flashed before a woman on a suburban train between Borivali and Malad stations.

Avijeet Singh had allegedly stalked the woman all the way from Nalasopara in (Palghar) before indulging in the act.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 15:48 IST