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Woman, teenage girl travelling in auto rickshaws molested

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A 22-year-old woman and a 14-year-old girl were allegedly molested in separate incidents while they were travelling in auto in suburban Andheri, the police said Wednesday.

In both the instances, they were touched inappropriately when their auto slowed down, prompting the police to suspect that the acts might have been committed by a same person, an said.

The first incident took place Monday night under station limits when the 22-year-old woman was returning home from work, he said.

The teenage girl was touched Sunday night by an unidentified person when she was travelling with her mother under the station limits, according to the

Separate cases were registered by the police under various sections of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act.

Efforts are on to identify and nab the accused, the said.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 21:10 IST