Guwahati molestation case prime accused Amar Jyoti Kalita was arrested in this Uttar Pradesh city on Monday after two weeks on the run. Kalita is said to be a friend of arrested TV reporter Gaurav Jyoti Neog, who is accused of instigating a mob of 20 men to molest a young girl outside a busy nightspot in the Assamese capital on July 9.
“We are questioning him on when and how he arrived and if he had local help,” an officer said.
Kalita criss-crossed the country on the run — Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Howrah, Barabanki in UP, Lucknow and finally Varanasi.Twelve other accused have been arrested in Guwahati so far.
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