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Dalit woman in Bihar sexually harassed, mother attacked for opposing

The incident took place when the mother and daughter had gone for collecting water from a hand pump in the village.

india Updated: Jun 27, 2018 15:41 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Muzaffarnagar
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The accused and his father are absconding. (Shutterstock)

A 21-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly sexually harassed and her mother was attacked by a youth for opposing him at Bhokaheri village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place on Tuesday when both the women had gone for collecting water from a hand-pump in the village under Bhopa police station, circle officer Rajive Kumar Gotam said.

According to a complaint lodged by the victim’s mother, the accused Anuj Kumar sexually harassed her daughter and when they opposed him, he attacked both of them.

The accused and his father Sharda Das were absconding and search was on to nab them, police added.

First Published: Jun 27, 2018 15:40 IST