In the video that has gone viral, the victim is heard screaming as her tormentors drag her inside the forest and try to her gag her
The Hush Post: In another shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl was harassed and dragged in a jungle by some youths in Jhansi of Uttar Pradesh. The tormentors of the girl also made a video of the incident that has gone viral on social media.
After the video of the incident got widely circulated, the police swung into action and arrested one of the accused while two more are still absconding. An initial probe has revealed that the incident occurred on July 12, a report said.
According to the reports the girl had gone out of her home to give food to her mother who was working in an agriculture farm. There a boy, whom the 16-year-old girl knew, gave her lift on his two-wheeler. When they were passing through a forest area a group of youth – including minors stopped the girl and tried to molest her, the report said.
One of the boys made a video of the incident on his mobile phone. The video that lasts for six minutes shows the girl screaming as two men boys her further inside the forest and try to gag her. The victim, who can be seen holding a steel container, a spoon and a bottle of water, tells one of the men, “Leave my hand” it was reported.
In the video the girl can be seen sitting on the ground, surrounded by five men who are threatening her and asking her what she was doing there. Two men can be heard telling the girl, “Just the two of us,” the report said.
The girl is seen pleading with the boys to not do anything to her. She tells them that she knows only the boy who offered her the lift. The girl and the accused belong to the same village in a block about 40 km away from Jhansi town. It is not clear what happened after this. The police would get the girl’s statement recorded and she will be sent for a medical examination, it was reported.
“There are three people who are named. Two others have not been identified. The main accused has been arrested. The girl is a minor,” a police officer Kuldeep Narayan was quoted as saying.