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Two girls drop out of UP school due to repeated sexual harassment

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 in Shamli district.

lucknow Updated: May 06, 2018 11:11 IST

Press Trust of India, Muzaffarnagar
Police have registered a case against the accused, Sudhir Kumar (22), and arrested him on charges of sexually harassing two school girls.
Police have registered a case against the accused, Sudhir Kumar (22), and arrested him on charges of sexually harassing two school girls.(AP/File Photo)
         

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.