Mohali, Sept. 11 -- A garbage picker has been arrested for molesting a student at her rented accommodation in Nayagaon.

The accused was identified as Rajesh. He hails from Rajasthan and is staying at a rented hutment in Nayagaon, said police.

Police said the accused was arrested on the complaint of a 2nd year student of tourism at a private collage.

The victim, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh and is staying at a rented place, alleged that the accused forcibly entered her room when he came to pick up the garbage and molested her.

When she raised alarm, the accused tried to flee but the victim and others caught him and handed him over to the police.

A case under Section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her...