A 17-year-old girl was allegedly sexual harassed by a youth, who also tore her clothes, when she was going to a shop, police said today. The incident took place last evening in Bhopa village in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district.
In his complaint, the girl's father has alleged that the young man tore her clothes after she tried to oppose him, Station House Officer, Bhopa, VP Yadav said.
The man identified as Sachin has been in hiding, he said, adding that a case was registered and a search launched to arrest the accused.
In another incident, a woman has alleged that she was sexually harassed by two men, who also threatened to throw acid on her.
The complaint was lodged last evening, following which the two men - Deepak and Rohit - were arrested, Station House Officer, Khatoli, Ambika Persad Bharduwaj said.
The complainant alleged that she was sexually harassed by the young men when she was returning from work and they threatened to throw acid on her if she avoided them, the officer said.
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