BENGALURU: After the shameful incidents of mass molestation on New Year’s Eve in Bengaluru, another incident of sexual violence happened in the same city of India’s southern state of Karnataka.

Bengaluru, that was once considered one of the country’s safest cities for women, came under attack when a young Muslim woman was allegedly molested by a man on Friday in a residential area known as KG Haali.

According to Indian media, the man followed the woman, grabbed her and pinned her to the ground as she screamed for help. She received abrasions on her legs, arms and her tongue.

Following the noise, residents then rushed to the help the woman and took her to a hospital for medical treatment. An operation is underway to search for the suspect.