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Jul 27, 2013 at 11:37am IST

Mumbai: Man arrested for molesting a woman on a local train

Mumbai: In a shocking incident of crime against women, a drunken man allegedly molested a woman in a local train in Mumbai on Saturday.

The accused was caught by other passengers in the train when the woman raised an alarm at the next station. He was then handed over to police. "Section 354, 323, 307 and attempt to murder charges have been put on the accused. Strong action will be taken against the train guard who was missing on duty," police inspector Rajender Tiwari said.

The incident took place when the man entered the ladies compartment and started molesting the woman, who works as a nurse at a city hospital. "The man pushed the girl to the door of the train. She was hanging half outside. The train reached the station and while the man was trying to escape, he was caught," woman's relative said.