Woman Kidnapped; Act Caught on CCTV in Bengaluru

A 22-year old woman from North-East was kidnapped at a residential locality in Bengaluru by an unidentified man.

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In a shocking incident caught on camera, a 22-year old woman from North-East was kidnapped at a residential locality in Bengaluru by an unidentified man who allegedly tried to molest her, as bystanders watched passively.

In the CCTV footage, the woman is seen being physically lifted and carried away by the man from behind as she was speaking on her mobile phone in front of her paying guest (PG) accommodation.

She was then taken to a desolate under-construction building in the adjacent alley and assaulted, the woman alleged, as she narrated the harrowing ordeal.

Several people were seen walking on the street but none helped her when the incident happened on the night of April 23 at Kathriguppe, a residential locality, in south Bengaluru but which came to light only today.

Demanding the assailant’s arrest, she alleged that the man’s intention was to sexually assault her.

Police said they have obtained the CCTV footage, and will nab the culprit soon. DCP (South) Lokesh Kumar said he only got to know about the incident after the news appeared on TV channels. He said investigation about the incident was on and added that Police response to the case was also being enquired into.

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