Constable arrested for eve-teasing
COP ALLEGEDLY PASSED LEWD REMARKS, TRIED TO GET PHYSICAL WITH THE GIRL WHO HAD GONE TO TRAFFIC LINES TO GET HER CHALLAN CLEARED
CHANDIGARH: A constable of the Chandigarh Police has been arrested for allegedly teasing a girl, who had gone to the Sector-29 traffic police lines to get her challan cleared.
The accused has been identified as Joginder Pal Singh, while the victim is pursuing BCom from Post Graduate Government College, Sector 46, police said.
In her complaint to police, the victim said she was challaned for a traffic violation on Thursday.
She went to the traffic lines on Saturday to get the challan cleared and when she was standing in queue for her turn, the accused approached her and said he will get her challan cleared. The constable took cash and challan receipt and got her challan cleared.
Joginder Pal Singh then handed over the victim a slip on which he had written
his mobile phone number. He allegedly asked the girl to give a missed call on the number written on the slip. When she refused, the constable allegedly passed lewd remarks against her and tried to get physical with her.
After the girl raised alarm, police were informed and the accused was arrested. A case under Sections 294, 506 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered at the Industrial Area police station.