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DU student alleged man sitting beside her in bus masturbated

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A (DU) student has filed a complaint against a man for allegedly masturbating while sitting next her in a moving bus and claimed that no one came forward to help her even after she raised an alarm.

She also alleged that the man tried to touch her waist several times.

The complaint was lodged at the station and based on it, an FIR was registered on February 10 under sections of the Indian Penal Code pertaining to sexual harassment and obscene act in a public place, police said today.

"I was reading a book while returning from my college in a bus. The person sitting next to me started masturbating and even tried to touch my waist several times.

"I made a video of his act and even shouted at him, but he did not understand. I even tried to approach people but they ignored it," the girl said in her complaint.

The incident took place on a moving bus going from Vasant Vihar to the IIT Gate, where the man got down, she alleged.

"After he got down at the IIT Gate, I again tried to approach people but did not get any cooperation," the girl said

The police said that a probe was underway to identify the person.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 22:35 IST