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UP man who allegedly sexually harassed 17-year-old girl arrested

In his complaint, the girl’s father has alleged that the youth tore her clothes after she opposed him, police said.

india Updated: Aug 28, 2018 12:03 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Muzaffarnagar
UP man sexually harasses minor,sexual abuse,sexual harrassment
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly sexually harassed by a youth, who also tore her clothes, when she was going to a shop in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly sexually harassed by a youth, who also tore her clothes, when she was going to a shop in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place last evening.

In his complaint, the girl’s father has alleged that the youth tore her clothes after she opposed him, station house officer, Bhopa, VP Yadav said.

The youth identified as Sachin is at large, he said, adding that a case was registered and a search launched to nab the accused person.

In another incident, a woman in Muzaffarnagar has alleged that she was sexually harassed by two youths, who also threatened to throw acid on her.

The complaint was lodged last evening and the youths – Deepak and Rohit – were arrested, station house officer, Khatoli, Ambika Persad Bharduwaj said.

The complainant alleged that she was sexually harassed by the youths when she was returning from work and they threatened to throw acid on her if she avoided them, the officer said.

First Published: Aug 28, 2018 12:03 IST