Trader Booked for Molestation

Published: 17th September 2014 06:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2014 06:23 AM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: A businessman was booked by the Commercial Street police for attempting to molest a woman. The police booked a case based on a complaint filed by a 40-year-old woman, reportedly his business aquaintance. According to the lady, she had visited Srinivas Bhat (65), owner of a business on Infantry Road on August 25, to discuss a transaction.

However, they began to argue and in the course of the argument, Srinivas allegedly grabbed the woman’s hand and attempted to stop her from leaving the office by grabbing her shoulder. When the woman raised an alarm, other staff members came to her rescue.

After informing her husband, she decided to register a complaint on September 13. According to the police, a case has been registered under section 34 of the IPC. 

Stay up to date on all the latest Bengaluru news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp