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The Kharghar po­lice ar­rested a 28- year- old man on Wed­nes­day for al­legedly mo­lest­ing one of his neigh­bours.

Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, the ac­cused, Vishal Gharat, and the 23- year- old com­plainant stay at Owepeth vil­lage. Both the fam­i­lies had been bick­er­ing over some land is­sues for the past sev­eral months.

“On Tues­day, the ac­cused had quar­reled with the com­plainant over the same is­sue and both of them were abus­ing each other. In a fit of rage, the ac­cused later touched the com­plainant in­ap­pro­pri­ately and pulled her to­wards him,” said an of­fi­cer from Kharghar po­lice sta­tion.

The woman then ap­proached the po­lice fol­low­ing which an FIR was reg­is­tered and the ac­cused was ar­rested. He has been booked un­der sec­tions 354a, 506, and 509 of the In­dian Pe­nal Code ( IPC).

He was pro­duced be­fore the ju­di­cial court on Wed­nes­day af­ter noon and has been re­manded in po­lice cus­tody.

The po­lice have not found any crim­i­nal record of the ac­cused so far.

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