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Japanese Girl Holi Groping Incident: Vlogger Leaves India; Police Detains Three Including Juvenile | India News

Japanese Woman Holi Groping Incident: Vlogger Leaves India; Police Detains Three Together with Juvenile | Information

Quickly after the Holi celebrations ended, social media was flooded with photographs and movies of the festivities. Nevertheless, some movies of foreigners trapped in unholy celebrations quickly went viral on social media. Whereas the movies had been shared broadly on social media platforms, it got here to mild later that whereas among the movies had been previous, one video was of the current case that occurred with a Japanese blogger in Delhi’s Paharganj. In response to stories, the Delhi Police has to this point detained three youths together with one juvenile in reference to the incident. 

Truth-checkers verified the movies and shared that whereas two movies had been previous, one which of the Japanese woman was of this yr’s Holi celebrations. Within the video, some boys had been seen smearing color on her forcefully and in direction of the top, a boy was seen assaulting her. The woman had shared the video on her Twitter however later deleted it.

The woman was scheduled to go away for Bangladesh on March 9 however couldn’t as a result of a mistake in flight ticketing. She left for Bangladesh on March 10. After reaching Bangladesh, she mentioned that she is doing properly and can share extra updates quickly.

Simply needed to level out {that a} video which is now viral was shared on her YouTube channel 2 years again. It is not current incident.
— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) March 10, 2023

The video of Japanese vlogger being groped and assaulted was shared by herself on twitter yesterday. Tweet deleted now.
— Mohammed Zubair (@zoo_bear) March 10, 2023

“I’ve simply arrived in Bangladesh.  I am actually sorry that I did not comprehend it was a severe scenario.  I’m fantastic in thoughts and physique.  I’ll clarify extra tomorrow,” she mentioned on March 10.

I’ve simply arrived in Bangladesh. I am actually sorry that I did not comprehend it was a severe scenario. I’m fantastic in thoughts and physique. I’ll clarify extra tomorrow.
—  (@megumiko_india) March 10, 2023

Earlier, Delhi Police on Friday mentioned they’ve launched an investigation after a video on social media confirmed a bunch of males allegedly harassing and groping a Japanese girl on Holi. The video confirmed a bunch of males smearing color on a foreigner, who appeared uncomfortable round them. It additionally one of many males smashing an egg on her head. She may be heard saying “bye bye” within the video.

Delhi Fee for Girls (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal mentioned she was issuing a discover to Delhi Police to look at the video and arrest the perpetrators.

“Very disturbing movies getting viral on social media exhibiting sexual harassment with international nationals on Holi! I’m issuing discover to Delhi Police to look at these movies and arrest the perpetrators! Fully shameful behaviour!” Maliwal tweeted. Maliwal mentioned that she will not relaxation till all of the accused had been arrested within the case. 

जितनी बार ये वीडियो देख रही हूँ, उतनी बार खून खौल रहा है। चाहे कुछ हो जाए इनमें से किसी को नहीं छोड़ूँगी, हम सुनिश्चित करेंगे इनमें से एक एक लफ़ंगा सलाख़ों के पीछे पहुँचेगा।
— Swati Maliwal (@SwatiJaiHind) March 10, 2023

Nationwide Fee for Girls too tweeted drawing consideration to the video. It requested Delhi Police to register an FIR within the matter.

“@NCWIndia has taken cognizance. Chairperson @sharmarekha has written to @CPDelhi to instantly file FIR within the matter. NCW has additionally sought a good and time-bound investigation within the matter. An in depth report should be apprised to the fee,” the NCW tweeted.

Police mentioned the video connected with the tweet has been posted on a number of digital platforms.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Sanjay Kumar Sain mentioned the video is being analysed to determine the main points. “Prima-facie, on the idea of the landmark seen within the video, it appears to be from Paharganj. Nevertheless, it’s being verified on the bottom whether or not any such incident happened in that space or the video is previous,” Sain mentioned.

No criticism or name referring to misbehaving with a foreigner has been obtained within the Paharganj police station. The Japanese embassy was contacted and so they mentioned they haven’t any info of any such incident, the DCP mentioned. (With company inputs)