- Sanusha Santosh said she stood up to man who tried to molest her
- The alleged molestor has been charged, sent to custody for 14 days
- The incident occurred early morning on the Maveli Express train in Kerala
Sanusha Santosh, who has acted in South Indian movies, told NDTV that she was shocked to have opened her eyes and found a man rubbing his hand against her lips. Ms Santosh had boarded the train at Kannur; had an upper berth and was sleeping.
"I opened my eyes as I felt something against my lips. I was shocked to see a man's hand. I held on to his hand and twisted his fingers. I tried reaching out to a person in the berth below me for help but he didn't bother. I was shouting but no one cared to respond. This happened around 1.10 am. Just two people, scriptwriter Unni and another passenger, Renjith, came forward to help," she said.
Anto Bose, the alleged molester, who has been booked on charges of outraging the modesty of a woman, has been sent to custody for 14 days.