GUWAHATI, July 16 � The victim of the July 9 molestation incident who, on Sunday, deposed before the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kamrup, said in her statement said that the incident took an ugly turn after her friend approached the youth who was clicking their photograph from his cell phone.
She, in her statement, said, �I and my friend were coming out of the bar when the youth started taking pictures from his cell phone. Seeing this, my friend moved towards him and after that I had no idea what happened between them in those few minutes. Suddenly, I was dragged out from the auto I had boarded by a group of youths who started misbehaving with me.�
She further deposed before the Court that although she requested them to leave her, the group of youths started assaulting her and even snatched her chain and finger ring.
�Media people also arrived and started clicking my pictures. I shouted for help but to no avail,� the victim in her statement said. She further added that her clothes were being torn apart and the group started molesting her. I got totally disturbed by what was happening to me. A senior person came to my rescue but even he was stopped. �I even asked the vehicles plying by to stop for my help, though none of them stopped. At last police came and rescued me from the place,� she added in her statement on oath. Meanwhile, the SIT formed to probe the incident recorded statements of the two journalists, both from the same private television channel, who were present during the incident, including the one whose role is being questioned.