Cops to Offer Reward for Info on Man Who Masturbated in Delhi Bus

Almost a week after a Delhi University student lodged an FIR against a man who allegedly touched her inappropriately and masturbated in a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus, the Delhi Police announced a reward for any person who gives any information about the accused.

The Delhi Police is searching for the man who masturbated openly on a bus.

Last week, the girl had shared her ordeal with the media.

"I took the bus somewhere between 2.30 pm and 3 pm. I was on the ladies seat. A man aged over 50 sat next to me. He tried to touch my waist with his elbow and suddenly began masturbating." - DU student to ANI

“I did not realise what was going on, I just thought the seat was moving. I made a video at that time to make sure what the guy was doing,” she told reporters.

“I raised an alarm, but no one responded,” the student alleged, adding that the other passengers in the bus did nothing to help. “I yelled at the man but no one said anything,” she said, adding that the man disembarked at IIT-Gate.

The student told ANI that the incident occurred on 7 February when she was on her way back from college. She approached Delhi’s Vasant Vihar police to lodge an FIR on 10 February.

"I made a video of the incident and posted it on social media to make people aware of the incident. People don’t even consider something like this a form of sexual harassment." - DU Student to ANI

Soon after, Chief of Delhi Commission for women, Swati Maliwal, tweeted that she had spoken to the SHO in this regard.

(With inputs from ANI)

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