Case against two for harassing college student

A case has been registered against two persons for sexually harassing a college student here.

According to the police, S. Kabilan of Rayanur and Muralidaran of Thirumaniyaur allegedly misbehaved with the 21-year-old girl when she went to a fancy store run by her maternal aunt a few days ago. Besides harassing her, they threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the incident to others.

Based on a complaint, the All Women Police, Karur, registered a case against Kabilan and Muralidaran under sections 506 (1) ( criminal intimidation), 326 (b) (attempting to throw acid), 294 (b) ( reciting obscene songs) and 354 (a) (outraging modesty) of Indian Penal Code read with 2 (a) and 4 of Tamil Nadu Prevention of Harassment against Women Act, 2002.

The accused were yet to be arrested.

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