Bengaluru News: An incident at Bengaluru’s Lulu Mall has prompted an investigation by the city’s police. After a viral video showed an elderly man allegedly groping women inside the mall, an eyewitness shared the footage online, leading to the filing of a First Information Report (FIR).
A senior police official from Bengaluru reported, “We located the accused’s residence in the video but found that he had fled the city. The man seen in the video was a retired headmaster, and his house was found locked as we continue to track his whereabouts.”
About the video:
The video captures the man intentionally moving towards a woman and attempting to force himself on her, all while being surrounded by people in the mall. The entire incident was recorded and shared on Instagram. The individual who recorded the video informed mall security, but the man in question could not be located at the time. Subsequently, an FIR was filed at Magadi police station following a case filed by a mall employee.
This video has sparked outrage on social media, with users demanding swift arrest and rigorous action, while also raising concerns about women’s safety in public spaces.