Two people, including a policeman, arrested for molesting a woman in West Bengal

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Kolkata, Dec 12 (PTI) An assistant sub-inspector and a civil defense volunteer have been arrested for molesting a woman in Karunamayi area here. The police gave this information on Sunday.

He said that the woman had come from Asansol around midnight on Thursday in a bus and had sought help from the accused.

A senior police officer said that the duo offered to give lift to the woman in their motorcycle and allegedly molested her. He said that both have been suspended.

He said that the woman who was dropped by the accused at Ultadanga turn in the early hours of Friday lodged a complaint with the Kasba police station.

The official said that the investigation is still on.

Reacting to the incident, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) West Bengal unit president Sukanta Majumdar said there is no security for women in the state. “The incident shows how hollow the promises made by the Trinamool Congress government regarding the safety of women in the city are hollow,” Majumdar told reporters.

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