Jammu: A police constable on Thursday allegedly molested a college girl inside a moving bus in Samba district, triggering protests by locals who also blocked a highway demanding action against him. The district police acted swiftly and arrested constable Rajinder Singh, who is posted in Kot Bhalwal central jail, a police officer said.
The girl was on her way home in a mini bus when Singh allegedly molested her, police said, adding that when a group of students objected, he chased them out of the vehicle. As the news spread, people in hundreds assembled in Bari Barahamana chowk and blocked highway.
Later, police rushed to the spot in Bari-Barahamana area and arrested the cop, following which a case was registered against him. According to the police, the investigations are going on.
The girl was on her way home in a mini bus when Singh allegedly molested her, triggering protests by locals.