Crime

Out to sexually harass women, many land in police dragnet in Gurugram

It was a massive drive against sexual harassment taken up by the Gurugram police on late Sunday night.

As many as 125 people were apprehended by the police.

The law-enforcement drive, “operation Romeo” was organised at different high-footfall areas near MG road, Cyber Hub and Sector 29.

The maximum number of detentions were from MG Road, outside Sahara Mall and MGF Mall, police official said.

Police officials said that these places have over 130 night clubs, restaurants and bars that attract a large number of youngsters, especially on
weekends.

“Of the detained persons, 109 were released with a stern warning. If they indulge in unlawful activities again, they would be treated as repeat offenders,” she added.

Eleven of the detained men were charged under the Excise Act for creating nuisance in inebriated state.

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