Journalist molested at Indian Youth Congress protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

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New Delhi, Aug 11: A female journalist has alleged molestation by some unidentified persons during a Youth Congress protest held at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

The Delhi Police has received a complaint of the molestation. "We have received a complaint from the reporter. We are in the process of registering a case of molestation and launched investigation. No one has been named by the complainant," said a senior police officer.

Journalist molested at Indian Youth Congress protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

The journalist, working with an English news channel, took to Twitter to narrate the incident. "I am a journalist. I got groped during a @IYC rally where speeches were made against the govt's failure to maintain law&order. #YesAllWomen (sic)," she tweeted.

The national spokesperson of Youth Congress Amrish Ranjan Pandey said someone in the crowd "took advantage of the situation".

He further said that his outfit condemned the incident and will "extend all the help" to the journalist to ensure that the guilty was punished.

PTI

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