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Young woman molested in Park Street, one arrested

Kolkata: A young woman was allegedly molested on Thursday at Park Street while she was walking along the road. A person blocked her way and pulled her hand. She somehow managed to free herself from the clutches of the accused and called the police control room.

After getting the distress call, police rushed to the spot within a few minutes and apprehended the accused.

According to sources, the victim was walking along Mirza Ghalib Street on Thursday afternoon. All of a sudden, a man resembling a beggar blocked her way. When she tried to pass him by, he allegedly grabbed her hand and molested her.

However, she somehow managed to free herself and screamed for help. Sensing danger, the accused person fled from the spot. Meanwhile, the woman called up the police control room and narrated the incident.

Immediately, Officers in-Charge (OC) of Shakespeare Sarani and Park Street police station were informed and asked to act quickly. Upon receiving the information, both the OCs along with a few other police personnel rushed to the spot and found the woman waiting.

After police reached the spot, the woman told the officers that the accused person had fled along Mirza Ghalib Street. Wasting no time, police along with the woman started searching for the accused.

After walking a few metres, the woman saw the accused and informed the police personnel. Immediately, he was detained. Later, the accused person, identified as Md Sadish, was arrested after the woman lodged a complaint.

This is the third case in a month where police have acted promptly after receiving a distress call. In all the cases, the accused persons were arrested and necessary actions were taken. Sources have informed that Sadish is a footpath-dweller and used to live on the footpath of Mirza Ghalib Street.

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