Four Delhi youths held in road rage case

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New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Four youths were arrested for making sexually coloured remarks against a woman in a road rage incident in the Siri Fort area here, Delhi Police said on Thursday.

Accused Sagar, Rahul, Sagar and Mahender — all in the age group of 30-35 — were arrested on the complaint of the wife of a Senior Delhi Development Authority officer, a senior police officer said.

Police said the couple, residents of Asiad Village in south district, was going to drop their daughter at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in a car at around 11.30 p.m. on Wednesday.

“When they reached the August Kranti Marg near the Siri Fort Auditorium, the accused travelling in a car sideboarded their vehicle. When the couple stopped to check the damage, the accused misbehaved with them,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad told IANS.

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They allegedly made lewd comments at the woman. When a Sub-Inspector intervened, the four misbehaved with him too. Officials from the Hauz Khas police station later arrested the youths who were drunk, Prasad added.

A case under Section 354(A) of the Indian Penal Code (sexual harassment) was registered against them at the Hauz Khas police station.

–IANS

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