Bike mechanic arrested for sexually harassing women on isolated stretches in Bengaluru

08:46 PM Oct 01, 2023 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: City police arrested a man who allegedly sexually harassed women in secluded areas in Bengaluru.


Police on Sunday said that the accused has been identified as Ayyappa, a bike mechanic and a resident of Vyalikaval. He reportedly targeted lone women in isolated stretches.

The crime came to the fore when one of the victims filed a complaint against the accused after which the police, on the basis of description about him, reviewed the CCTV footage and arrested him.

During interrogation, Ayyappa told police that he used to take the bike from the garage where he used to work and start chasing lone women on isolated stretches daily.

Finding the fairer sex lonely and on isolated stretch, he used to touch them inappropriately, the police said.


(With IANS inputs)


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