He grabbed her and bit her, but took to his heels after she raised an alarm.
The incident comes within 24 hours of police commissioner Praveen Sood announcing the on January 1, and warning `potential molesters' of serious consequences.
under IPC sections 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and 354 (outraging the modesty of the woman).
"Based on the complaint registered by the woman, we have taken up a case and senior officers are personally monitoring the progress of the investigation," a senior officer told TOI.
My friends tried to protect me, but it happened nevertheless. Before I could respond, we were pushed by a crowd and my friends began surrounding me to protect me from all four sides. It was impossible to catch one person in that moving crowd. The police were vastly outnumbered - like 20-25 to 1.