Rapido rider in Bangalore sexually harasses a model
Rapido rider in Bangalore sexually harasses a model

BANGALORE:  A model in Bangalore has registered a complaint against a rider of the bike taxi aggregator platform Rapido, accusing him of sexually harassing her, police informed on Wednesday.

The victim, a 21-year-old dubbing artist, reported the incident to the Hennur police department of the city on Monday. The culprit was named as Manjunath Tippeswamy.

She has also named the platform Rapido in her complaint.

The victim claimed that she had reserved a bike on Rapido with the registration number KA51 H 5965 in order to travel from Jakkur to Babusaabpalya after work at approximately 10.30 p.m.

She said that the accused did not give her the OTP number when she got on the bike and instead asked her for directions while claiming that his phone was off.

When the victim started giving directions, the accused started touching her private parts from behind, the police said.  The victim added in her complaint that the accused had touched her private parts and harassed her.

The police said that the complaint was lodged under IPC Section 354 (A) for sexual harassment.

Mehrauli Murder: Saket Court approves narco test of accused

Mehrauli Murder Shock: Victim's intestines, liver disposed off first

Aftab Poonawala would have killed Shraddha 10 days before?


Join NewsTrack Whatsapp group
Related News