Chennai police arrest 2 men for misbehaving with woman at Marina

Chennai: Two men were arrested by the city police for misbehaving with a woman at Marina Beach last night.

According to police, the men identified as Sithu (32) and Ranjan (27) did construction work in the city.

Police said, a complaint was filed by a 24-year-old Kanaka (name changed to protect identity) of Egmore. She was with her friend at the beach opposite the PWD building when three men approached them. They asked the woman if she could speak in Hindi. When Kanaka said she did not know, Sithu suddenly hugged her from behind.

She raised an alarm and ran from the spot. Kanaka began running on the Service Road, spotted a police patrol party and informed them about the incident. Policemen Pandiarajan, Tamilarasan and Perumalraja went to the spot and found Sithu and Ranjan were still there, while the third one was missing. Police arrested them based on a compliant from Kanaka.

NT Bureau