Policeman arrested for misbehaving with girlJanuary 25th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) A police constable was arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a female college student here Saturday evening, officials said. “Barinder Singh has been arrested and his medical examination completed. He was under the influence of alcohol. He has also been suffering from depression for the last few days,” a police officer said.
The victim, a student of a government college here, had gone to the sector 11 market to dine out with her friends.
Priyanka Sood, a friend of the victim accompanying her at the time of the incident, said: “The policeman was in his uniform. He passed unpleasant remarks at us and when my friend objected to it, he grabbed her hand and tried to misbehave with her.
“Shopkeepers came to our rescue and immediately called the police. The policeman also tried to threaten us of dire consequences if we reported the matter to the police,” she said.