A girl student returning from school by cycle was sexually harassed by a group of Muslim youth who were bathing at a tubewell in Atora Road village near Meerut, UP, Hindi daily Amar Ujala has reported.
The youth who were part of a wedding party passed obscene comments at the girl and even chased her. When the girl reached home and informed her family, agitated villagers gathered and thrashed the accused youth. Police arrived at the scene and took 5 youth into custody.
Police officer Narendra Kumar said that the girl’s family has not lodged any written complaint and do not want any further action. The 5 youth have been let off with a warning.
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