Man sexually assaults woman in Kozhikode, gets arrested after video goes viral

First Published 22, Oct 2017, 2:55 PM IST
man arrested for sexual assault Kozhikode facebook video
  • The police have booked the man under Section 354 of the IPC
  • The man was identified from the visuals of a CCTV footage
  • The CCTV visuals were widely circulated on social media

Kerala police have arrested a youth for trying to harass a woman in Nadakkavu, Kozhikode. Jamsheer, a resident of Kakkodi, was arrested after a video of the harassment attempt went viral on social media. 

The police registered a Suo Motu case against the man for trying to assault the girl near a road in Mavoor on Saturday. He was booked under section 354 of the IPC, assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty. 

The youth was identified from the visuals caught on a CCTV camera. In the video, Jamsheer can be seen trying to assault a woman on the road in Mavoor sexually. 


The police said that the incident took place on October 18.