Mangaluru, Jan 16, 2021: An instagram post of a woman narrating the ordeal she underwent in a city bus due to sexual harassment by a man, has gone viral. Her instagram post with the photo of the man and with the heading "It is not easy to be a woman" has garnered over 75,000 likes and many have shared the post.
The 24 year old woman was on way to Pumpwell from Konaje on January 14 when a man who boarded the bus sat near her despite many other seats being vacant. He had then reportedly began touching her inappropriately following which she rebuked him. He then silently moved to another seat and when the woman said she would post his pics on social media he willingly posed, the woman has said.
She has also said she has already complained to the Women’s Commission about the incident.
Women’s police station SI Rosamma said no complaint has been registered as the woman has not given any written complaint. However the Department will encourage women to raise their voice when such incidents take place, she said.