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UP: Eight injured in clash over eve-teasing in Muzaffarnagar

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly harassed by a youth belonging to another community. Members of the girl's  community confronted them and a clash ensued.

Published: 28th January 2018 11:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th January 2018 11:24 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A clash between members of two communities over an alleged eve-teasing incident in Sambhalheda village here left at least eight people injured, police said today.

The clash took place last evening in an area under the Miranpur police station, following which a case was registered against six people, of whom two were arrested, Circle Officer (CO) S K S Partap Singh said.

The officer said that a 17-year-old girl was allegedly harassed by a youth belonging to another community. Members of the girl's  community confronted them and a clash ensued, he said.

They threw stones at each other and at least eight people, including two women, were injured, he said.

The injured were admitted to a hospital. Security at the village has also been tightened, the CO said.


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