Teenagers playing cricket save minor girl from sexual assault in Jaipur, get cash prize

The Hush Post | 12:35 pm | One-minute read

Jaipur police on Monday rewarded four youngsters for protecting a minor from sexual assault. The boys were playing cricket on Thursday when they heard a girl’s screams.

They ran in the directions of the screams to see what’s happening. They found the accused trying to molest the minor behind a small hillock. The boys managed to overpower the accused and handed him over to the police.

BK Soni, Additional Director General of Police, gave cash prizes and mementos to Manish (15), Amit (18), Rohit (18) and Badal (14).

Praising the boys, BK Soni said, “This attitude should be emulated by all. These boys played the role of responsible citizens and we wish them all the best for their bright future.”

Also, the internet services remained suspended in 13 police station areas of Jaipur due to tension in the city after a minor’s rape. This suspension was extended till Saturday 10 am.

A minor’s rape was reported in the city on Monday. Many people got violent after the case was reported. Protesting against the rape, a group of people smashed the glass panes of many cars and pelted stones at the window panes of many houses.

The internet services remained suspended in areas including Ramgunj, Galta gate, Manak Chowk, Shastri Nagar, Bhatta Basti, Lal Kothi, and Aadarsh Nagar.

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