Last Updated: September 17, 2023, 14:13 IST
In yet another shocking case of molestation, a girl from Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkarnagar lost her life after some miscreants tried to tug her dupatta causing her to fall from her bicycle on a moving road. The victim was reportedly crushed to death under a motorcycle.
The video of the incident has gone viral on social media and sparked massive outrage with netizens demanding strict action for the accused and strengthened laws to tackle crime against women.
In the viral video, it can be seen that the girl while riding on a bicycle back from school was troubled by two miscreants who tried to pull her dupatta. Upon the pull, she lost her and fell off her bicycle. A motorist coming from behind failed to balance the vehicle on time and hit the girl. The victim reportedly died on the spot.
Girl student’s dupatta pulled…Trungled by bike after falling, death…VIDEO: She was returning home from school, father said – Shahwaz and Arwaz were troubling her for many days, case of Ambedkar Nagar district of UP pic.twitter.com/llOV4TDSAc— Dr Taimur Khan (@jack_altaf) September 16, 2023
According to the police, the man on the bike that hit her was also one of the associates of the two men who pulled her stole.
The accident took place near Hirapur market in the Hanswar police station area of the district.
An official said an FIR has been registered against all the three accused based on a complaint filed by victim Nancy’s father at the local police station.
As per the complaint, on Friday, the victim was heading home from school at around 3:30 PM when she was waylaid by the three accused, identified as Shahnawaz, Arbaaz, and Faisal.
Reportedly, one of the accused was shot in his leg by police as he was trying to flee the crime scene. Another broke his leg during the search operation.
“Clash broke out between police and the three arrested accused as they tried to snatch a police rifle and escape while the police were taking them for a medical check-up. Out of the three arrested, two of them were shot in the foot. They are undergoing treatment at Baskhari Community Health Center amid heavy security,” Ambedkar Nagar Police said.