A 22-year-old woman was allegedly harassed by two men on a bike outside a high-rise in Noida on Sunday afternoon. AS per HT Reports, The woman was walking home from work when the men started following her and making lewd comments. She tried to ignore them, but they continued to harass her.
According to the woman’s complaint, “the incident happened when she was taking an evening stroll outside the society around 9pm on Friday. Around 9pm, I was walking outside my society on the service lane when two men on a bike came towards me and third one on another bike touched me inappropriately, after which they fled. Around five minutes later, before I could go back to my society, the three men returned on one bike and harassed me again, before fleeing,” said the woman in her complaint. She further mentioned that she tried to get hold of one of the three, but failed.The woman eventually managed to escape the men and filed a complaint with the police.
Based on her complaint, an FIR was registered at the Expressway police station against unidentified suspects under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code. Several teams have been formed to nab the suspects.
This is not the first time that a woman has been harassed in Noida. In recent months, there have been several reports of women being harassed in public places. This is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. The police need to take steps to ensure that women feel safe in public places. They need to increase patrolling in areas where women are likely to be harassed. They also need to make it easier for women to report harassment.
Women also need to be aware of the risks of harassment and take steps to protect themselves. They should avoid walking alone in isolated areas, and they should be aware of their surroundings. If they are being harassed, they should try to get away from the situation and report it to the police.
Harassment is a serious crime, and it should not be tolerated. Women have the right to feel safe in public places, and the police and the community need to work together to ensure that this right is protected.
Here are some tips for women to stay safe from harassment:
Be aware of your surroundings and walk with confidence.
Avoid walking alone in isolated areas, especially at night.
If you feel unsafe, cross the street or go into a public place.
If you are being harassed, try to get away from the situation and report it to the police.
You can also call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) for help.