A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur had stripped half-naked and beaten by two men, who had allegedly sexually harassed her when she was going to the Chauri Chaura police station to lodge a complaint.
Reportedly, the harassers also beat her father and sister-in-law when they tried to save the girl. The men had threatened her to not lodge a complaint, reports said.
Both the men have got arrested and sent to jail, circle officer Rachna Mishra said. They had booked under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 354(a) (sexual harassment) and 341 (wrongful restraint), among others, of the Indian Penal Code and various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, he said.
According to the first information report (FIR), the duo first harassed the girl when she was returning home on Sunday and later when the family had filed a complaint.