Harassed girl’s tweet to railway ministry lands man in jail

Patna, Dec 19 (IANS) A girl, who was harassed on a running train, tweeted to the railway ministry for help following which the accused was arrested, a railway police official said here on Saturday.

The girl was travelling in Shramjeevi Express from New Delhi to Patna. “Finding her alone, the accused started misbehaving and passed objectionable comments,” the official said.

After the girl tweeted, the railway police was directed to help her immediately after which the accused was arrested and sent to jail for harassment, the official added.

Overwhelmed by the timely help, the girl thanked Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and his ministry.

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