Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: A 23-year-old man, who allegedly spat on a woman, arrested by Mumbai Police on Friday.
The police found that the accused name is Mohammed Amir Mohammed Elias who is from Kurla. The incident came to light when it was considered after the National Commission of Women formed three teams to investigate the matter.
The NCW tweeted that another instance of racism in the midst of an outbreak of COVID-19, a miscreant spat on a north-eastern girl in Mumbai’s Kalina sector. NCW is taking necessary action in this matter.
According to the victim’s statement, the incident happened when she went with her sister to buy groceries when Elias approached them on a bike, took off her mask and spit on her near Kalina’s light.
Not just NCW but also, social activist Linda Newmai tweeted about the incident.
After this, the Mumbai Police filed a first information report (FIR) against the accused. Then, a case was registered under the Epidemic Diseases Act and sections 270 and 352 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).