TTE tries to molest passenger

Published: 29th July 2013 11:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th July 2013 11:20 AM   |  A+A-

The railway police arrested a Ticket Examiner (TTE) for allegedly trying to molest a female passenger on board the Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Express here on Sunday.

R Rajan, 46, son of Raghavan, Chembarathy house, Edacherry near Vadakara in Kozhikode district, was arrested by the Kasargod railway police in connection with the complaint lodged by a 23-year-old nurse from Kottayam.

According to the railway police, the complainant alleged that the TTE tried to sexually abuse her on the moving train early on Sunday morning. She was travelling along with two friends in S7 coach of the Nizamuddin-Ernakulam Express. The TTE attempted to sexually abuse her around 4 am as she was fast asleep when the train reached Kasargod. The police recorded the statement of the woman when the train reached Kannur around 5.30 am and took the accused into custody.

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