Indian doctor arrested for groping sleeping teen on UA flight …

Vastavam web:A 28-year- old Indian doctor has been arrested for allegedly groping a minor girl who was sitting next to him on a New Jersey-bound United Airlines flight, according to media reports. The 16-year-old girl, who was travelling alone on July 23, was asleep on the flight, when a stranger hand on her thigh awakened her, the Washington Post reported.

The man, identified as Vijakumar Krishnappa, sitting next to her quickly removed his hand,according to a federal court complaint, and the teenager went back to sleep. Then, she woke up again and this time, the man was groping her, the complaint says. She reported the incident to the airline crew and was allowed to move seats. Once the flight from Seattle landed at Newark Liberty International Airport, the girl, from Washington state, called her parents. While she did,the accused left the airport, said Johnny McCray, an attorney for the girl family. The girls family has filed a complaint against United Airlines for neglecting to detain Krishnappa after the alleged assault, the report said.