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UP: Five held for forcibly cutting hair of class 10 girl

Police have arrested five people for their alleged role in forcibly cutting the hair of a class 10 girl student over her friendship with a married man named Salamu in Omarganj village under Jamania police station in Ghazipur district.

india Updated: Feb 29, 2016 13:26 IST
HT Correspondent
The girl alleged that she was dragged to a room by five people when she was returning home after writing her examinations.
The girl alleged that she was dragged to a room by five people when she was returning home after writing her examinations.(Representative photo)

Police have arrested five people for their alleged role in forcibly cutting the hair of a class 10 girl student over her friendship with a married man named Salamu in Omarganj village under Jamania police station in Ghazipur district.

As per the police, the girl alleged that she was dragged to a room by five people when she was returning home after writing her examinations on Friday. They allegedly thrashed her before cutting her hair. Hearing her screams, locals reached the spot and got the girl freed.

The girl’s mother lodged a complaint with police against the five culprits of the same village on Saturday. The police registered a case in this connection and launched a search for the culprits. They arrested two of them Kamalu and one other on Saturday night.

Later, three more namely Sharjahan, Hina and Kitabunnisha, all relatives of Salamu, were arrested for the criminal act.