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Journalist Films Harassers; Gets One Arrested
A woman was allegedly assaulted by four individuals as they drove past her on Wednesday in Andrews Ganj, South Delhi.

A woman was allegedly assaulted by four individuals as they drove past her on Wednesday in Andrews Ganj, South Delhi.

On Wednesday evening, Parvina Purkayastha, who is a journalist, was returning to her office in Noida from an assignment in Dhaula Kuan when she encountered the harassers.

The four men started chasing the woman’s cab from near Hyatt Hotel, driving their vehicle right alongside of her cab, passing lewd comments, and playing indecent songs throughout the journey.

At first, she tried to ignore the harassers but, they did not stop. She took out her camera and mike and started filming the four men. Seeing this, the men fled. Parvina soon called the police and through the video, the police managed to nab the driver of the vehicle, who has been identified as Puneesh.

The journalist also tweeted a photo of the harassers, recounting the incident.


Cases has been registered at the Defence Colony Police Station against the four individuals under IPC sections 354-D (stalking) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman).