In a shocking incident in Guwahati, a teenaged girl was molested, groped at and beaten up by a mob. The girl was attacked when she was returning home from a party at a city bar at the Christian Basti area. A video of the incident had now gone viral on the Internet.
The man who figured most prominently in the video that went viral showing a mob molesting a teenaged girl in Guwahati was finally arrested after being on the run for two weeks. Amar Jyoti Kalita surrendered on Monday. CNN-IBN has traced his movements across the country from the time of the incident.
In a reference to the July 10 molestation incident in Guwahati, Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday said that the safety of women and respect accorded to them depended on how well they behaved and the dignity with which they carried themselves.
The Congress has admitted to CNN-IBN that Alka Lamba committed a grave mistake by revealing the Guwahati molestation victim's name. Activists and politicians alike are now demanding that the National Commission for Women (NCW) be reconstituted and laws be changed for dealing with molestation victims.
Atanu Bhuyan, the Editor-in-Chief of News Live, the channel that filmed the Guwahati molestation incident, resigned on Tuesday afternoon. He stuck to his defence of filming the incident and thanked the cameraperson for doing so.
After a major faux pas by the National Commission for Women, which revealed the name of the victim of the Guwahati mob molestation incident at a press briefing, it was the turn of the Assam government to repeat the blunder.
On the run for two weeks, Amar Jyoti Kalita, who was filmed leading a mob of 50 in molesting a young woman in Guwahati, was on Monday arrested in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh following a tip-off from Assam police.
In a dramatic twist in the Guwahati molestation case, the journalist of NewsLive TV, Gaurav Jyoti Neog, was arrested on Friday evening. Neog was at the spot at the time of the incident and had recorded it.
Five more people have been arrested in connection with the molestation of a teenager outside a pub in Guwahati. This takes the total number of arrests so far to 11. However, the main suspect, Amar Jyoti Kalita, spotted in a red jersey in the video of the incident, is still absconding.
It's been a week since a teenaged was molested and assaulted by a mob outside a pub in Guwahati. Only six suspects have been rounded up and arrested so far. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's deadline to the police to arrest all the accused, identified in the video, ends on Monday.
Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July 9 incident of molestation of a teenage girl on the streets of Guwahati.