Bengaluru

Man arrested on charge of sexual assault

A 23-year-old was arrested by the RMC Yard police for allegedly assaulting an executive of an international apparel brand at a hotel in Yeshwantpur. The victim was attending the company’s promotional event on Friday.

The accused, identified as Mukharjee, is the son of the victim’s colleague. He was also attending the event with his father.

Mukharjee, who was drunk, barged into the victim’s room on Friday night and sexually assaulted her, she said in her complaint.

Soon after he left, the victim informed her husband and alerted security personnel who confronted the accused. Mukharjee confessed to the crime following which the victim filed a complaint.

Based on the complaint, the police arrested Mukharjee on the charges of sexual assault and outraging the modesty of a woman and arrested him on Saturday.

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Printable version | Feb 23, 2020 11:46:34 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/man-arrested-on-charge-of-sexual-assault/article26232067.ece

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