Woman from Manipur allegedly molested at five-star hotel in New Delhi

Woman from Manipur allegedly molested at five-star hotel in New Delhi
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IMPHAL | SEPT 03, 2020:

A 25-year-old woman from Manipur, working at a five-star hotel in New Delhi, was allegedly molested and manhandled by a guest on August 31 around 8.30 pm.

According to the complainant, she was escorting a guest to the room when suddenly a man from Room No. 415 came outside and started troubling the guest and asked him to hand his bag over to him.

"When she tried to stop him, the man allegedly started attacking her and the guest and slapped them. Later, the man told both of them to kneel down and kiss his feet. The man also told her to lie down (kneel) and remove his shoe and asked the other guest to lick his feet. When she objected, he put a knife on (to) her neck and threatened her with a dire consequence," the victim stated in his police complaint, the police said.

The victim further told the police that the man later pushed her against the wall and tried to molest her. When she raised an alarm, the security came inside but the man managed to run away.

"We have registered a case and the accused has also been identified as Khanna. We are also scanning the CCTV footage and checking the hotel records to collect more information about the accused,' Surender Singh, SHO of Sector-50 police station said.

An FIR has been registered in connection with the incident under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Further investigation into the matter is underway, the police said.

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