- By: Mukeet Akmali
Srinagar, Apr 11: Police Tuesday arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) man and booked him for eve-teasing.
Witnesses said that accused was passing indecent remarks and showing objectionable gestures towards the girls in Lal Chowk. “He was stalking female folk and passing indecent remarks to them,” a witness said.
A group of youths took to streets and dragged him towards Sadder Court but he was midway nabbed by police.
He according to police sources has confessed of eve-teasing. Police identified the accused as Jagan Nath of 118 Battalion of BSF.
SSP Srinagar Syed Ashiq Hussain Bukhari told Greater Kashmir: “We have arrested the paramilitary man and booked him for eve teasing.
He is presently lodged in police station Maisuma, the SSP added.
The incident triggered panic in the City Centre of Lal Chowk for some time as the traffic movement also remained disrupted till things normalised after the arrest of the BSF man.