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Tollywood actress Kanchana Moitra molested on the streets of Kolkata, two person arrested


Tollywood actress, Kanchana Moitra was allegedly molested on the street of Kolkata when she was returning to her Behala residence, in south west part of the city, after completing her shoot shortly after midnight on Tuesday and two persons were arrested in this connection, police said.

The actress Kanchana Moitra said in her police complaint that three drunken men had stopped her car near Siriti crossing at 1 am when it had brushed past a man standing on the road. The men snatched the keys of the vehicle, dragged her out and touched her inappropriately, an officer of Behala Police Station, where a case has been lodged, said, according to NDTV reports.

“We have arrested two of the accused and looking for the third one,” Deputy Commissioner (Behala) Meeraz Khalid said adding that the duo have been sent to two days of police custody. A case has been registered against them under IPC sections 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), the Deputy Commissioner said, according to online portal