A Class 9 student returning from her coaching centre in Kairana, UP was surrounded and sexually harassed by a gang of over half a dozen Muslim youth, in an incident from Jan this year reported by Amar Ujala.
When the girl protested, the gang tried to drag her away. The minor girl somehow managed to escape and reached home where she narrated the entire incident to her family. The agitated family members and other localc caught hold of key accused Shahnawaz and thrashed him before handing him over to police.
The girl’s family protested at the police station as well demanding stringent action against all accused. The girl’s father as lodged a complaint against Shahnawaz and his 6 unnamed accomplices.
SSI Sunil Dutt said that a case of sexual harassment and under provisions of SC/ST Act has been lodged against Shahnawaz, resident of Sheikh Baddha mohalla, and 6 unnamed persons. Shahnawaz was presented in court and sent to jail, while police is trying to identify and arrest the other accused.
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