Youth held for molesting woman, clicking obscene pictures

Kolkata: A youth was arrested from West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district on Sunday for allegedly clicking obscene pictures of a woman and molesting her, police said.

Murshid Ali Mollah was arrested from Bishnupur area for allegedly molesting a married woman staying in his neighbourhood, a police officer said.

“According to the complainant, the accused also clicked some obscene pictures of her a few days back and had been blackmailing her after threatening to leak the pictures online,” said the officer.

The woman, who stays with her five-year-old child, alleged that the man started threatening her when she refused to have an affair with him.