Air hostess, friends molested on New Year's Eve


03 Jan 2019

Delhi: Air hostess, friends, molested on New Year's Eve

In a shocking incident, an air hostess and her friends were molested in Hauz Khas, Delhi, on New Year's Eve, Monday, as they were leaving a bar, The Hindu reports.

The 28-year-old air hostess and her two female friends were accompanied by her husband and another male friend.

Nearly a dozen men harassed the women and thrashed the men.

Here's what happened.

What happened

They were leaving the bar when men interrupted them

They were leaving the bar when men interrupted them

Narrating the ordeal, the woman's husband (who works as a consultant in Gurugram) said they left the bar at around 1:30 AM.

As they were waiting for a cab, two men passed lewd comments at her wife and her friends. "I told them to leave us alone and an argument ensued," the husband said.

They then approached police officers standing nearby.


Men returned with friends, harassed the women

The police officers slapped the two men. While leaving they warned the victims of dire consequences.

Soon, they returned with nearly 10 men and started thrashing the consultant and their friend.

They groped the air hostess, molested her friends and threatened them with rape.

"My wife has an injury on her upper body. She and her friends are still in shock," he said.

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Bystanders didn't help, shot video instead

Bystanders didn't help, shot video instead

The consultant was also upset with the behavior of bystanders. He said out of the 100-150 people present, none came forward to help them. Many were busy making videos.

The police helped them board a cab and they reached home.

On Tuesday morning, the couple filed an FIR at Hauz Khas police station. Relevant sections of the IPC were evoked in the complaint.

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