Delhi Police Announces Rs 25,000 Reward to Trace Man Who Masturbated at DU Student in DTC Bus
New Delhi, Feb 17: The Delhi Police on Saturday announced a reward of Rs 25,000 for anyone who gives information of the man who allegedly masturbated sitting next to a girl inside a moving DTC bus. In an order issued today, the police said that any information or clue regarding the man could be given to the nearby police station or Station House Officer (SHO) of Vasant Kunj.
It added that a cash reward of Rs 25,000 would be given and the informer’s identity will be kept secret.
Delhi Police announce reward for anyone who gives information of the man who was allegedly masturbating sitting next to a girl inside a bus pic.twitter.com/TfHMHo7LZq
— ANI (@ANI) February 17, 2018
Earlier on Monday, a Delhi University student lodged a complaint against a middle-aged man for allegedly masturbating beside her in a moving bus and trying to repeatedly touch her waist. As per the FIR, the incident occurred on February 7 in the route between Vasant Village and IIT Gate.
“The complainant shouted at the accused, but he did not understand and the co-passengers also ignored it,” the FIR further read. She also uploaded a video of the incident on social media.
An FIR has been lodged with Vasant Vihar Police under sections 354 (sexual harassment), 354A, and 294 (obscene act in public place) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Earlier, there have been several incidents in the past when perverts were seen masturbating at women in public transports. A few months back, a similar incident was reported from Lutyens’ Delhi where a 32-year-old woman faced the same horror .