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Guwahati molestation prime accused surrenders in Varanasi

Lucknow(IANS): The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case has surrendered to police in Varanasi city, police said Monday.

Uttar Pradesh Police officials said Amarjyoti Kalita, who surrendered at the Lanka police station in the city, was not arrested as the crime was not committed within their jurisdiction, but the Guwahati police have been informed and a picture sent to them.

Kalita, whom Assam Police dubbed as the main culprit in the July 9 molestation of a teenaged girl right on the busiest road of the state’s main city, was on the run since the incident, though the other 12 accused had been arrested. A TV journalist, accused of instigating the mob, is also in police custody.

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