Bengali Actress Kanchana Moitra molested, two held

September 20, 2017 12:43 pm Published by :

Kolkata: Two youth were arrested in connection with the incident in which Tollywood actress Kanchana Moitra was molested and threatened with dire consequences when she was returning home on Monday late night.

Police said the accused Sankar Dauli (25) and Surajit Panda (25) were arrested from Haridevpur within a few hours after the complaint was lodged by the actress.

Both of them are residents of Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road at Haridevpur in South Kolkata.

On the basis of the complaint of the actress, a case had been initiated in Behala Police Station under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for wrongful restraint (341 IPC), voluntarily causing hurt (323 IPC) assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty (354 IPC) and criminal intimidation (506 IPC).

The actress lodged the complaint alleging that someone pelted a stone at her car at the crossing of Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road and BL Saha Road (commonly known as Siriti More) when she was returning home after shooting.