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Political activist held for abusing women journos

19, Feb 2016
#gendered-violence #peacemap

Feb 19 2016 : The Times of India (Mumbai)


A political activist, Arvind Sawant, and a bouncer with a private security company, Kiran Kumar, were arrested by the Sion police after they allegedly abused, manhandled and passed lewd comments at two women journalists at the Sion hospital on Thursday.
The police said the journalists were covering a case where an iron rod had pierced thye head of a worker in Malad.The police are looking for one more bouncer in the case.
“While cameramen were shooting the hospital visuals the two bouncers pushed them and stopped them from shooting,“ said Vishal Singh, a TV journalist.
Sawant arrived on the scene and allegedly abused the female journalists. TNN


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