Guwahati: In an utterly shocking incident of a sexual assault in Guwahati’s busy Rukmini Nagar area, opposite Down Town Hospital in GS Road, a girl heading towards her workplace was groped by a man passing by on his scooty. The girl narrated her ordeal on Facebook explaining the kind of predators prowling even in day time, finding chances to to quench their sexual urges.
The accused identified as Madhusana Rajkumar, a resident of Panjabari approached the victim who was coming from the opposite side. The man allegedly enquired the girl about an address. When he girl denied not knowing the address, the man then further coxed the girl whether she knows about ‘Sinaki Path’. The girl politely denied knowing any ‘path’ by this name following which the man allegedly groped her private parts.
Taken aback by this sudden action, the girl gave no time for the man to elope and instead dragged him with all her might and tried to pull back the scooty. The girl managed to drag the man, throw him along with the scooty into the drain while crowd gathered to see what commotion was taking place.
The girl’s valiant act of stopping the accused has been praised by the netizens. This incident again forces us to rethink the human psychosis of such predators who are always looking for their ‘prey’ on whom they can show their misogynist prowess. Incidents like this create further trouble for girls as usually people think it is girl stepping out in the evening that is the root cause of such sexual assault cases rising in the country. But in the above case the incident took place in full day time. Such nasty encounters only arouses more fear among the guardians and kins regarding the safety and security of their ward even to send them out during day time.