Hyderabad: A police constable was arrested in Rakonda village of neighbouring Ranga Reddy district on Wednesday, for allegedly molesting a woman, the police said.

Constable Shankaraiah, attached to Doma police station in Ranga Reddy district went to the house of a married housewife on Wednesday night in an inebriated state, when she was alone and allegedly tried to molest her, the police said.

However, the woman raised an alarm, after which villagers came to her rescue and reportedly beat up the constable, before handing him over to the police.

Following a complaint, the police constable was arrested on Wednesday.

(Agencies)

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