Man booked for wearing burkha, entering ladies toilet

Man booked for wearing burkha, entering ladies toilet

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Muslim women in Burkha. (File Photo: IANS)
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) Police in Goa booked a 35-year-old state government employee for dressing as a Muslim woman in a burkha, and entering a ladies toilet at the central bus stand here, on Saturday.
The accused, Virgil Fernandes was booked after he was caught by the commuters, while exiting a ladies toilet at the bus stand, wearing a burkha and black head gear.
"The accused has been booked under Section 419 (impersonation) for trying to impersonate a Muslim woman, in order to enter a ladies toilet at the Panaji bus stand," a Goa Police spokesperson told reporters.
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