With cases of molestation, abuse and eve teasing on the rise, issues of women safety and security have been biting the dust with recent case of a man in Kolkata who was arrested by the police for masturbating in a bus while staring at two women who recorded the incident and posted it on social media.
Taking cue from this, yesterday a Facebook post was uploaded with videos and still photograph where an unidentified man was seen shamefully flashing his genitals in front of a girls’ hostel in Jorhat, Assam and repeatedly harassing the girls staying in the hostel as he carried out such kind of pervert activities.
The SFI, Jorhat lodged an FIR regarding the incident at Jorhat Police station yesterday.
as per reports, Jorhat Police took immediate action and acting on reliable inputs, a suspect was identified and accordingly search was conducted in the house of Sumrit Kr Das of Garmur Srimantapur under Jorhat P.S.
Two scooties along with one bike used in the commission of the said offence were also recovered as seen in the post.
Late night, the culprit Sumrit Kr Das also known as Sanju, who was on the run since the Facebook post went viral, was arrested by Jorhat Police and during Police interrogation, he admitted his guilt. The police is continuing further investigation and has assured strong legal action against the culprits involved in the crime.