Friday, April 23, 2021
Home News Reports CPM leader arrested in Goa on charges of molesting and later threatening a woman

CPM leader arrested in Goa on charges of molesting and later threatening a woman

The Goa police on Tuesday arrested a CPM Kerala leader from Trivandrum over charges of him sexually harassing a woman, The News Minute has reported. The CPM leader has been identified as 45-year-old Vinod Kumar, who is believed to be the CPM’s secretary in the Mangalapuram area committee. The police claim that they are now collecting evidence on the basis of the complaint.

A report in Gomantak Times – a local Goan daily claims that the Margao police had registered a case against him on Monday, and as a result booked him under sections 354, 354 (a) and 506 (ii) of the IPC. These sections pertain to using criminal force against a woman to outrage her modesty and criminal intimidation respectively. The report also claimed that the accused is also a former whip of Trivandrum Corporation Council.

As per the report, the accused and the victim knew each other for a year and a half, with Vinod allegedly bringing her to Goa under a promise of providing her with a fake Portuguese passport. She supposedly wanted one to have a hassle-free travel around Europe.

In her complaint, the victim has alleged that the CPM leader had started to harass her while they were travelling to Goa in the train, and even tried to get her to share a hotel room with him. After she denied, the next morning he took her to his room on the pretext of meeting his friend who he promised would help her get that fake Portuguese passport.

There she alleges, he molested and manhandled her and later threatened her with dire consequences if she reported about the incident.

Now as a result of her complaint, as IANS feed claims that the CPM leader has been sent to a 14-day judicial custody.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Nithyananda bans Indians from entering Kailasa citing Covid-19, issues guidelines for ’embassies’ around the world

Sri Nithyananda of Kailasa has banned travelers from India into his fledgling nation amidst the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the last few days, availability of Liquid Medical Oxygen increased by 3300 MT per day: Here’s what was discussed in PM’s high-level meeting

The high-level meeting was attended by the Cabinet Secretary, Principal Secretary to PM, Home Secretary, Health Secretary & Officials from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ministry of Road Transport, Pharmaceuticals, and NITI Aayog members.

Prime Minister Modi cancels political rallies on 23rd April in West Bengal, to hold a high-level meeting to review COVID-19 situation

Amidst the raging second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and informed that he was cancelling his political engagements in West Bengal tomorrow

Indian Air Force, Railways step in to transport oxygen cylinders, essential medicines to combat COVID-19

In a recent virtual meeting, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the measures taken by the Armed Forces in order to combat COVID-19

Congress’ attack against Covishield continues, now spreads fake news of ‘one vaccine, 3 rates’ from official Twitter handle

The previous low price was a part of SII's commitment to GOI and some other countries for sharing the risk of production. After the current 'under contract' 110 million doses are delivered, SII will sell to GOI at Rs 400 per dose, same as states.

18+ can register for Covid vaccination from April 28. Here is the procedure

Registration for Covid-19 vaccine phase 3 for 18-45 years age group to begin on April 28

Recently Popular

Priyanka Gandhi’s Twitter faux pas, takes three attempts for condolence tweet

At 10:38 AM, four minutes after her first tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted correct condolence message to correct intended recipient on third attempt.

No masks, abuses and ruckus: How a Shiv Sena corporator abuses power to threaten doctors on duty

The doctors of Bhagwati Hospital have threatened to resign after being humiliated by the Shiv Sena corporator.

Sitaram Yechury’s son passes away due to Covid-19

The CPI(M) General Secretary in his tweet thanked all the medical staff who treated his son Ashish Yechury

AAP supported farmer protests hampering war against Covid-19, oxygen supplier writes to GOI saying tankers delayed due to roadblocks by protestors

Inox Air Products said that they are facing delays in Delhi while transporting oxygen due to road blockades by the farmer protestors

NDTV journalist Gargi Rawat Ansari shows how she is willing to sacrifice human lives so propaganda continues to reign supreme

NDTV journalist Gargi Rawat Ansari is married to Yusuf Ahmad Ansari, the great-grandson of former Congress President Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

254,088FansLike
531,440FollowersFollow
24,200SubscribersSubscribe