CALANGUTE: A 29-year-old Chinese tourist was allegedly molested by three inebriated tourists late Sunday night at Candolim. The three domestic tourists were arrested and remanded to five days police custody on Monday.
Calangute police said that the Chinese tourist was taking a stroll along with her boyfriend at around 11.45pm on the beach road close to the resort they were staying at when the three domestic tourists-- Musthad Sheikh, Arjun Kumar and Durgesh Sindha-- started a conversation with them and later make lewd advances towards the woman. In the melee the boyfriend was injured and the woman was also allegedly touched inappropriately.
The couple immediately raised an alarm, following which members of the public who were in the area rushed to their assistance and nabbed the trio. The three were later handed over to the police. The Chinese tourist lodged a complaint with the Calangute police at around 2am on Monday, following which the three were arrested and charged under Sections 354, 323 read with 34 of the IPC.
The domestic tourists have been remanded to five days police custody, said PSI Sushant Gawas who is the investigating officer.
Source: The Times of India