The accused, identified as one Nur Ahmed alias Niki Ahmed (22), has been charged under section 342 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and R/W section 4 of the protection of children from sexual offence Act, 2012.
As per police reports, Ahmed is a resident of Guwahati’s Maligaon area.
Earlier on Monday, a woman journalist was harassed by a transgender for not paying after the latter demanded money aboard a bus.
The accused transgender allegedly touched her inappropriately without wearing a mask, and abused her.
The accused identified as Asad Ali Rekha was later arrested and sent to Goalpara jail.