Man arrested for giving flying kiss to woman journalist in Mumbai

Mumbai, Dec 2: A 22-year-old man was arrested at Grant Road area here on Saturday night for giving a flying kiss to a female television journalist, a Deccan Chronicle report said on Monday. The accused was identified as Rahul Umesh Tilak, a private firm employee and a resident of Santa Cruz (West).

What had exactly happened on Saturday night? According to the report, the young journalist, who works for a regional news channel, was on her way home from work around 11 pm when the man, standing near a traffic signal and staring at her for some time, suddenly threw a flying kiss at her. The woman called a policeman standing nearby and got Tilak caught.

The man was booked under Section 509 of the Indian Penal Code, which makes words, gesture or act intended at insulting the modesty of a woman punishable.

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