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Son of RPI(A) Jalgaon unit chief booked for molestation

Press Trust of India  |  Jalgaon (Maha) 

Son of unit president of the (RPI-Athawale) and one more person were booked for allegedly molesting and manhandling a college girl at in the district, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place on Friday morning, they said.

"The accused, Rohan Raju Suryawanshi, son of district of RPI(A), and his friend were going on a motorcycle when they spotted the girl riding her two-wheeler near a college in Bamb Colony.

"They waylaid the minor and started arguing with her over some personal issue. Later, they even abused and slapped her," sub-inspector of in said.

The victim then lodged a complaint against the duo, he said, adding that the accused were at large and a search has been launched to nab them.

The duo has been booked under IPC section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and others, Thakare said.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 20:05 IST