Man held in Noida for trying to molest woman

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 16:20 hrs

Noida, Feb 24 (IANS) The son of a retired IAS officer has been arrested on charges of attempting to sexually assault a young woman who had come to a hotel to learn yoga, police said Sunday.

"We have arrested the accused, whose conduct has been most shameful," Superintendent of Police Yogesh Singh said.

Police sources identified the young man as Vivek Sharma, son of Deo Dutt Sharma.

In her complaint, the woman alleged that the drunk man tried to force her into his car at a luxury hotel in Sector 18 here Saturday. When she screamed for help, the hotel staff telephoned the police.

The accused was medically examined and presented before a court, which sent him to judicial custody for 14 days, said Yogesh Singh.

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