A 40-year old woman and 19-year old girl were molested in their own houses by two middle aged persons on Sunday.
According to police, the first molestation occurred in Gittikhadan area. The victim 40-year-old woman was alone at her house on Sunday evening when the accused Lekhnath Rahangdale (55) barged into her house and demanded the reason for lodging a police complaint against him. Even before the woman could gauge the situation and come to her senses, Lekhnath indulged in vulgar actions and hurled abuses at her. He also issued life threats to the woman.
On the basis of the complaint filed by the woman, Gittikhadan police have registered a case under Sections 452, 354, 504, and 506 of the IPC against Lekhnath and probing the matter further.
In the second incident, the 19-year-old girl was molested in her house when she was watching television on Sunday afternoon.
The accused Bhikubhai Amarsingh Rathod (40) entered the girl’s house and menacingly touched her head. However, later he outraged her modesty by resorting to indecent actions. Scared by the sudden development, the girl tried to leave the room. Angered by this, Bhikubhai then passed foul words against the girl and left her house. The victim later narrated the incident to her parents who lodged a complaint with Kalamna police.
Cops have arrested the accused under Sections 354 and 294 of the IPC and investigating the matter further.