JD (U) MLA held for molesting passenger
Sarfaraz Alam claims innocence, probe underway
Patna: Maintaining his stand, arrested Janata Dal (United) MLA Sarfaraz Alam on Sunday said the charges of molestation that have been made against him are completely false and baseless.
Sarfaraz Alam speaks to media outside GRP police station at Patna station. Pic/PTI
“I still maintain that the allegations made against me are baseless,” Alam told media persons.
The Patna Railway Police on Sunday arrested Sarfaraz Alam, who allegedly misbehaved with a woman on the Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani Express.
“Sarfaraz Alam has been arrested, interrogation is underway,” said District Superintendent of Police (DSP) A S Thakur.
An FIR was registered on Monday against Alam for harassing a couple onboard Rajdhani train. He has also been charged with misbehaving with the woman passenger.
A case has been filed against Alam at GRP Police Station at Patna junction and he has been booked under Sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the Indian Penal Code.