Bengaluru: In a horrific incident, many girls and women were molest on the bustling MG Road and Brigade here during the New Year celebrations. This happened in the presence of about 1500 policemen, who were specifically deployed such incidents. But still, unruly men managed to do what they did.
"Hooligans in the garb of revellers started pawing, molesting and passing lewd remarks on women on the streets, forcing some of them to literally take off their stilettos and run for help," said a report in the Bangalore Mirror. This happened closed to midnight.
One of the victims took to s social media to recount her horror, “a man tried to grope my breasts while I was returning home. No cop came to my rescue”.
A professional said that he asked a group of cops to help the women, but they only chased away the men and then went back to their spot.
No case was filed despite many eyewitness accounts and photographic evidence of molestation.
The policemen largely remained mute spectators, claimed eyewitnesses. (News24Bureau)