Sexual Violence Epidemic In UP Continues: 2 Girls 2 Drop Out of School over sexual harassment.
2 girls dropped out of UP school over sexual harassment.
Muzaffarnagar, May 6
Two girls have dropped out of a government-aided school alleging sexual harassment by a youth at a village in neighbouring Shamli district, the police said today.
The girls, who are sisters and students of Class 9, alleged 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 the police, said their daughters stopped going to school a few days ago following repeated incidents of sexual harassment, he said.
The 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 the Jhijhana police station area, according to Station House Officer MS Gill.
The incident occurred yesterday.
SHO Gill said the police have registered a case against the accused and apprehended him.