A private hostel in New Delhi witnessed a rather shocking and disturbing incident and its CCTV footage has now surfaced on social media. The footage featured a security guard beating and molesting hostel girls, and the incident reportedly occurred on August 13 in the Golds Villa PG located in the Karol Bagh area. After the incident, the victim vacated the PG the next day.
According to the reports, the guard is believed to be in an inebriated state and is seen dragging the girls who were rushing to the corridor. Looking at the CCTV footage, the police have registered a suo motto in the matter.
“Since the complainant is completely against giving a statement, legal opinion was taken and as per legal opinion and in light of the video footage, an FIR is being registered suo motto by police in this matter,” a senior police official said.
Furthermore, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has sought action and asked the Delhi Police to file an FIR in the case and arrest the accused. The DCW has also directed the poilce to submit an ‘action taken report’ latest by 4 pm on August 18.
“A disturbing incident has been reported to the Commission. An FIR must be registered immediately and accused must be arrested. The brazenness of the act is unnerving and strongest action needs to be taken,” DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal said.
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