Dalit family in Uttar Pradesh attacked over opposing girl's harassment

According to the police, the 17-year-old girl had gone to collect water from a hand pump at Bhokarhedi village under Bhopa police station area.

Published: 30th October 2019 02:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th October 2019 02:23 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR (UP): A Dalit man and his two family members were injured in an attack for opposing the harassment of his daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said.

According to the police, the 17-year-old girl had gone to collect water from a hand pump at Bhokarhedi village under Bhopa police station area on Tuesday when a youth came and allegedly harassed her.

"The brother of the girl opposed the accused, following which he came with his family and attacked the man, his father and the girl," the police said. A complaint has been filed and an investigation is on.

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