Mumbai: A police constable in Mumbai has been arrested and suspended for allegedly molesting and assaulting a woman while he was in duty, a senior police official said on Tuesday.
Constable Pravin Nalawade was suspended on Monday night with immediate effect for molesting and assaulting the woman in Andheri’s Marol area, Mumbai’s Joint Police Commissioner Deven Bharti said.
The accused police personnel was allegedly drunk on Monday night around 9.30 PM when a passerby saw him chasing a woman and assaulting her, police said.
As the woman cried for help, the passersby then caught hold of the cop. Later, an FIR was registered at Powai police station against Nalawade and he was suspended and arrested, police added.