Woman Molested In Moving Auto, Question On Women Safety In Kolkata


Kolkata: Woman was allegedly molested in a moving auto near Garia on Wednesday night. Later the accused auto driver was arrested by the police.

The fifty-five years old woman was traveling with her son in an auto from Bashdroni to Garia on Wednesday night around 11:00 p.m. As per the victim’s complaint the driver molested her in the moving auto. She had problem in her leg so couldn’t sit at the back seat so her son was sitting behind and she sat beside the driver. When the auto started moving the driver started molesting the woman, coming closer to her from his left side as said by the victim’s son. When they reached near a Shopping mall in Garia the woman protested and jumped from the moving auto and ran to the Netajinagar police station. She was scared and still traumatized as she said.

The police was also threatened by the accused auto driver. The victim also claimed that some youths threatened to get out of the police station after the complaint was lodged in the Netajinagar Police Station. This incident has again raised a question of women safety in the city.

According to the sources the auto union chief has assured the woman not to be scared and if the driver is found guilty they will take major action against him and all those wh have threatened them.