A Meghalaya woman was allegedly harassed by three Keralite men during a train journey in Guwahati Express on Friday night.
According to the woman’ complaint filed to the police, the three unidentified men tried to grab her while she was sleeping in the second AC compartment of the Guwahati-Thiruvananthapuram Express. She raised an alarm and entered into an altercation with the men.
The woman also alleged that none in the train came to help her.
Railway police at Thampanoor have registered a case under sections 354, 354 A (1) (iv) of IPC against the passengers who were in an inebriated state and is suspected to have alighted at Ernakulam.
The incident happened in the wee hours of February 17, police sources said. The train had reached the state capital on February 17 night.
The woman works as a domestic helper here, was returning after a visit home when the incident occurred.
Railway police said they were going through the chartlist of passengers who traveled in the seats near the complainant.
Source courtesy: english.manoramaonline.com
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