Two girls drop out of UP school due to repeated sexual harassment
Two girls have dropped out of a government-aided school alleging sexual harassment by a youth at a village in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.
The girls, who are sisters and students of Class 9, alleged that they were harassed by the accused a number of times on their way home from the school in Simbhalka village, circle officer Ashok Kumar said.
The parents of the girls, aged 16 and 17, in a complaint filed with police said their daughters stopped going to school a few days ago following repeated incidents of sexual harassment, Kumar said.
Police have registered a case against the accused, Sudhir Kumar (22), and arrested him.
In another incident, a juvenile allegedly tried to rape a two-year-old girl in Jhijhana police station area, according to station house officer (SHO) MS Gill.
The incident occurred on Saturday. The SHO said police have registered a case against the accused and apprehended him.