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Man arrested for assaulting girl in Shamli

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 17-year-old girl and his father after they resisted his attempts to sexually her at her home in the neighbouring district, a said today.

According to Rajesh Kumar Tiwari, the police have registered a case against following a complaint by the girl's father after the incident yesterday.

Kumar has been arrested under various charges, including assaulting a woman with an intent to outrage her modesty and Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, Tiwari said.

According to the police complaint, the girl's father has alleged that Kumar came to their residence and tried to sexually his daughter.

He said he and his daughter were beaten by Kumar when they opposed him.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 10:35 IST