Mumbai: The Navghar police have registered a case of alleged molestation and assault of a 25 year-old woman.
According to the police,” A woman was allegedly assaulted and molested by a man for feeding stray dogs in her housing society in Bhayander.”
The accused has been identified as Karan Mishra (25). The victim works with a private airline company.
According to the victim’s complaint to the police“ On August 12, as per the daily routine at around 10.30p.m., I was feeding the stray dogs when a society member, Karan Mishra who resides in building number 4 of the same complex, came rushing out of his flat armed with an iron rod. He hurled abuses at me and was about to attack the puppies. When I tried to prevent him from hitting the dogs, he abused me and caught my hand saying the final day has come to decide the fate of the dogs. However, I managed to save the dogs.”
“The incident took place on August 12 in Bhayander.
The victim used to regularly fed stray dogs in her housing society and was giving food to three puppies whose mother mysteriously died a few weeks ago.
“A First Information Report(FIR) was registered on Tuesday at the Navghar police station.” said Mahesh Patil, Superintendent of Police, Thane Rural.