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70-year-old Sexually Harasses Woman on Goa Beach, Attacks Her Friend With Knife

The woman said accused Agnelo Pereira grabbed her hand and forcibly tried to hug her at Calangute beach on Thursday.

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Updated:January 4, 2019, 10:22 AM IST
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70-year-old Sexually Harasses Woman on Goa Beach, Attacks Her Friend With Knife
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Panaji: A 70-year-old man was on Thursday arrested for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman and also attacking her friend with a knife in Goa's Calangute area, police said.

Inspector Jivba Dalvi of Calangute police station identified the accused as Agnelo Pereira.

In her complaint, the woman said Pereira had grabbed her hand and forcibly tried to hug her at Calangute beach on Thursday, Dalvi said.

When the victim's friend went to confront him over his act, Pereira took out a knife and assaulted him as well, he added.

He has been arrested and sent to Colvale Jail, the official said.

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