New Delhi: A female commuter travelling in the Delhi Metro found herself in an uncomfortable situation after a man allegedly flashed his privates to her on Wednesday evening. Also Read - Postpone CBSE Practical Exams: Delhi Govt to Schools Amid Rising Covid Cases
The incident took place in the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro, near Ghitorni metro station, the woman claimed. Also Read - Explained: Covid Tongue And How You Catch Early Signs
Narrating her ordeal, the victim, who is a resident of Gurugram, claimed that she was sitting inside the train while returning home when she first saw a man staring at her and committing the shameful act. Also Read - Fresh COVID Curbs in Delhi: Gatherings Banned, 50% Capacity in Eateries, Halls | Know What's Allowed, What's Not
Later she took the incident to micro-blogging site Twitter and narrated the entire episode in a series of tweets. She said that she tried to reach out to the police personnel and women’s helpline but was diverted to different stations every time.
Replying to her Twitter thread, in all of which she tagged DMRC and Delhi Police, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said, “Hi, the matter is being looked into. However, in such cases, passengers are requested to report the matter immediately to us at 155370 (DMRC helpline) and 155655(CISF Helpline) or contact the nearest Metro official so that immediate action can be taken.”
The metro police have registered the case and are making efforts to identify the accused.