The safety of women in India has always been a concern and more often than not cases of women getting harassed on roads come forward. In the most recent incident, a woman and her mother were seen getting attacked by some miscreants on the streets of Bengaluru. The entire incident of the harassment and attack on the two ladies was shared via a Twitter thread on the social media platform. The complainant also attached videos showing the vicious attacks on herself and her mother.
Today when me and my mother were driving home after dinner at a friend’s, we were attacked by miscreant riders who purposefully tried to collide with my car. When we stopped they tried to break and window and blocked the front and rear of my car. We managed to drive away unhurt. pic.twitter.com/QaneYjMjdl
— kipii (@kipii9) March 2, 2023
The incident was shared by a woman named Kipii on Twitter. She described the incident in her first tweet by stating, “Today when me and my mother were driving home after dinner at a friend’s, we were attacked by miscreant riders who purposefully tried to collide with my car. When we stopped they tried to break and window and blocked the front and rear of my car. We managed to drive away unhurt.”
She also attached a video with this tweet where it can be seen that man had blocked her way by getting a scooter in front of the woman’s car. He can then be seen coming up to the window of the car and bashing the glass with his hands. another man can also be heard blaring in the background and also forcing their way inside the car. Kipii also shared another video where the man in the scooter can be seen in coming and blocking the way in front of their car. A picture of the number plate of the accused mans scooter was also shared.
She further added in the thread, “The attack took place at this narrow stretch of road near Anugraha layout, Arekere.” Following this she also stated, “My mother was literally pleading for her life. She is really anxious and shaken by this incident. @acpmicolayout @BlrCityPolice what would have happened if i had hit someone when being chased. Kindly look into CCTV footage from Someshwara temple to Meenakshi mall b/w 12:30-40am”
In her request to the authorities to take action againsts the accused she stated, “@CMofKarnataka @BBMPCOMM @east_bengaluru @CitizenKamran @msrbommanahalli @SreeSivanandan @Namma_Bengaluru for visibility. Our city is becoming more unsafe by the day.”
The complainant also shared that she also wrote an application at Mico Layout police station where she mentioned that there were 3-4 men in 2 scooters that harassed herself and her mom. In her application she mentioned that the miscreants tried to purposely crash into their vehicle and when they stopped they started damaging the car. She further added that when they tried to escape from them, the miscreants followed them till the Hulimavu Police Station and then fled away.
Following this she gave an update that the FIR had been filed and the accused were arrested. In her last update tweet Kipii shared, “The accused were identified and arrested. I’m really grateful to the team at @acpmicolayout. Special thanks to SI Ayyappa, MV Gopala, SI Chikkeeriah and Ramchandra from the crime team for their relentless efforts in this matter. @DCPSouthBCP @BlrCityPolic @DCPSEBCP”