Woman jumps out of auto to escape molestation bid; Accused booked in Bhopal

Bhopal :  A woman was today injured when she jumped out of an auto-rickshaw after the auto driver allegedly tried to molest her and refused to stop the vehicle near Lalghati area in the Madhya Pradesh capital, police said. The 21-year-old victim, who hails from neighbouring Hoshangabad district, had come to Bhopal for appearing in an interview of a private bank. After the interview, she hired the auto-rickshaw for going to Lalghati. When she asked the driver to stop, he increased the speed the vehicle and tried to molest her. The woman, who was panic-stricken, jumped out of the vehicle. She has been admitted to a private hospital here. While the driver fled from the spot, police is searching for the accused on the basis of the vehicle’s registered number. A case has been booked against the accused driver, police added.

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