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Uttar Pradesh: Woman brutally beaten for resisting molestation in public

Deccan Chronicle | DC Correspondent

Published on: December 22, 2016 | Updated on: December 22, 2016

The women was with her husband when she was assaulted. The entire act has been captured on video.

The woman being attacked by the accused in Manipuri (Photo: Screengrab)

The woman being attacked by the accused in Manipuri (Photo: Screengrab)

Mainpuri: Uttar Pradesh police has arrested a man for brutally beating a woman in a market place for resisting molestation on Thursday.

A case has been registered at Kishani area police station in Mainpuri against three miscreants.

One of the suspects, Anand Yadav, has been arrested. A special team has been constituted to nab the other two accused.

The victim said that she was asking directions for a shop when the miscreants passed lewd comments before assaulting her.  

"I was asking few people about a shop. They, instead said "come inside with us, we will tell you." I asked him to talk with respect. But he started abusing us and started fighting. The person used a stick to beat my husband, but hit me instead," the victim said.

Superintendant of Police Sunil Saxena said, "We have registered the case after which a medical checkup was done. One of the accused was arrested within hours of the incident and a special team has been made to arrest the rest. I am monitoring that," adding that the remaining procedures will be completed soon.

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