Woman molested, assaulted in Cuffe Parade slum; 1 arrested

A 33-year-old woman was allegedly molested and assaulted by three men near her home in a Cuffe Parade slum on Sunday morning, police said. One of the men was later arrested.

The victim has been admitted to G T Hospital, police said. Neighbours alleged that the men Mehboob Khan, Shafiq Quraishi and Raja More attacked her at 5 am when she was taking her son to a toilet. "They were armed and tried to force themselves on her. When she resisted, they attacked her with knives," said a neighbour.

Shafiq was arrested on Sunday evening. "Teams have been formed to find the others," said sub-inspector Rahul Bhandare.

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