Delhi Metro flasher held in Gurugram
New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) security cell arrested a man on Saturday after a woman filed a complaint about his obscene behaviour in the Metro earlier this week.
According to a DMRC statement, the suspect was traced by the security cell after he had recharged his CSC online. It helped in tracing his cell phone number, ascertaining his identity and the arrest. The Delhi Metro Rail Police took him in custody from Gurugram.
“We request the public to use the passenger emergency alarm button if they notice any such incident and inform the train operator immediately. Also, give the coach number you are travelling in to help apprehend the accused the earliest”, said the DMRC.
The incident was reported by a woman passenger on Wednesday on social media in a series of tweets. She alleged while she was travelling in in Yellow Line Metro, a man flashed near her. She also attached his picture in the tweet.
“A complaint regarding obscene behaviour by a male passenger was received on the DMRC official Twitter handle. DMRC, on its part intimated the Ghitorni police station and also contacted the complainant assuring her of all cooperation,” it said.
Subsequently, an FIR was filed at the Ghitorni police station.
Anuj Dayal, DMRC Executive Director, Corporate Communication, said, “Delhi Metro’s security department is monitoring the case and is extending all possible assistance to the police. This is to reiterate that DMRC takes complaints regarding the safety of women passengers with great seriousness.”