Merces: One held for outraging modesty

 The Panaji police on Wednesday arrestedCustodio Mendes, a resident of Wadi, Merces, for a abusing girl with filthy language and threatening her with dire consequences. According to the police, the victim complained that on Wednesday at Patto, Panaji, the accused abused her with filthy language, thereby outraging her modesty.

Police sources said that the victim also complained that he threatened her and her boss with dire consequences.

The Panaji police arrested the accused under Sections 354 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and he was later released on bail. Police are investigating the case. [TOI]