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Teen objects to harassment, shot

india Updated: Jan 25, 2013 00:43 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Bhojpur district

A 15-year-old boy in Bhojpur district of south-central Bihar was shot at by some molesters he had confronted when they were harassing women, and is now battling for life in hospital.

Bhojpur SP MR Nayak said the victim, who was shot at on Wednesday, had taken on some drunken men on Tuesday when they were passing lewd remarks at women shopping at his uncle’s market complex. “There was a heated exchange and the men threatened the boy with dire consequences. On Wednesday, he was fired upon,” Nayak told HT.

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