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Police register FIR in Gargi College molestation case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Delhi Police on Monday registered a case in connection with the alleged molestation of students during a cultural festival at the all-women Gargi College last week.

The police said they have received a complaint from the college authorities.

A case has been registered at the Hauz Khas police station under IPC sections 452 (House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint), 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention)

The incident came to light after some students of the Delhi University's Gargi College took to Instagram to narrate their unpleasant experiences during the February 6 college fest.

The students alleged that a group of men gatecrashed the event and molested them.

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

First Published: Mon, February 10 2020. 15:26 IST
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