Molestation attempt on US tourist in Jaipur, ten arrested

February 14th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Jaipur, Feb 14 (IANS) Ten college students were arrested Saturday, hours after they allegedly tried to molest a US visitor in this tourist city of Rajasthan, the police said.

The 10 accused, who live in a boys hostel here, stopped the victim when she was riding on a motorcycle with her friend Friday night near Adarsh Nagar area, Asha Ram Chaudhary, circle officer, told IANS.

They tried to molest her, but a passerby who was driving a car stopped and rescued the couple, the police officer said.

The victim later informed the police.

The accused were detained in the morning and presented in a city court with molestation charges. The court sent them to judicial custody.

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