Uttar Pradesh: Group of Men Strip Woman Naked, Assault Her on the Streets for Resisting Harassment
A case has been registered against four unidentified men.
A group of men reportedly stripped a woman naked and chased her on the streets in Gopiganj village of Bhadohi district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, December 29. Video recordings of the assault are now being shared on social media.
“The incident took place in a village in Gopiganj area of the district on Saturday, when a woman from the weavers’ community objected to being sexually harassed by one of the men, Lal Chandra Yadav. Later, in the evening, Yadav and three men with him forcibly entered her house and badly beat her up,” Circle Officer Yadavendra Yadav told NDTV.
“They stripped off her clothes and made her run in the village. Some villagers shot the incident and its video subsequently went viral,” he added.
Amar Ujala reported that the woman had knocked on doors but no one came to her aid. By the time she reached the police station to file her complaint, she was injured and her face was bleeding.
— BHADOHI POLICE (@bhadohipolice) December 30, 2018
Bhadohi police has said that a case has been registered against four unidentified people and the matter is being investigated.