Kozhikode: A girl in Kozhikode has set an example for her peers, friends and other youngsters after she thrashed a man who was trying to molest her in a crowded public place.
The incident occurred when Class 11 student of Rahmaniya School, Lakshmi Sajith, along with her friends was returning to the nearest bus stop at Mananchira after her tuition class.
While crossing the road, the accused, 37-year-old man Kalathil Biju, allegedly touched her body. Initially she was shocked but in rage, and started beating him.
Lakshmi, who also learns karate, gathered strength and when the man was trying to molest another girl, she rushed to catch the man chokehold and started thrashing him.
A number of people congregated and traffic police reached the spot. Pink police too arrived in the spot and took the man into custody.
The accused was taken to Kasaba police station and Lakshmi's statement was recorded.