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Youth arrested for masturbating in Mumbai’s CST railway station

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Mumba, July 13: The Mumbai Police swung into action and arrested a 20-year-old youth on Wednesday for allegedly flashing at a woman at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) railway station here, a senior police official said.

The offence took place on 29 June around 5.45 am but the matter came to light after the video of the incident, shot by the victim, went viral on social networking sites, the official said.

The 22-year-old victim, who is child rights NGO activist and was on her way to Nashik on an express train when the incident took place.

The accused, identified as Ashok Pradhan, who is a rag picker, allegedly exposed himself to the woman on platform number 13 when she was about to board the train.

“A case in this regard was filed at CST police station on Wednesday. We examined the CCTV footage of that day and traced the accused within six hours after the registration of the case. He was arrested from Carnac Bunder area of the city,” ACP Machindra Chavan said.

A case was filed against the accused under IPC sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 509 (word, gesture or act intending to insult the modesty of a woman).

The accused, who hails from Bhubaneswar district in Odisha, resides at a slum in Chembur. He will be produced before a court tomorrow, Chavan said.

Further investigation into the case is on.

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Uttar Pradesh: Girls gets weapon training as a part of self defense

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Aligarh, June 18: Girls from different parts of the country are participating in weapon training as a part of self-defense in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh.

The training in camp includes weapons, physical, mental and intellectual training, news agency ANI reported.

The 18-day-long camp is organised by Rashtra Sevika Samiti at Saraswati Vidya Mandir Sr. Sec. School.

Earlier, it was reported that Bajrang Dal the youth wing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad is providing arms training to its cadre in Madhya Pradesh’s Rajgarh district in a bid to fight against alleged ‘anti-nationals and love jihadist’.

The camp was organised from May 3 to May 11, where the selected members from 32 districts were given the training to use rifles, swords, and lathis to ‘tackle anti-national, love jihad elements.’

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7 killed as SUV rams into truck in Punjab

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Chandigarh, June 18: At least seven people were killed on Monday when the sports utility vehicle (SUV) they were travelling in rammed into a truck near Punjab’s Amritsar city, news agency IANS quoted police official as saying.

The victims included one child and three women; the report said.

Eight passengers in the SUV were returning to Delhi after a pilgrimage trip from Himachal Pradesh and the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

The accident took place near Khalchian village on the National Highway connecting Amritsar and Delhi.

The police added that a three-year-old child survived but was hospitalised in Amritsar with serious injuries.

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Delhi: Firing in Burari, 3 Killed

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New Delhi, June 18: Three people, including a woman, were killed and five others were injured in a shootout in gang war here on Monday, police said.

A police official said the incident took place in north Delhi’s Burari area as a result of a showdown between two groups led by Gogi and Tillu.

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