Shocking: Video of man assaulting woman for rejecting his advances evokes anger
A man in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district assaulted a woman in broad daylight after she allegedly turned down his advances. Reports suggest that local police has registered a case against the man. CCTV footage shows the man approach the girl talk to her for a while and then start beating her repeatedly, another girl is present at the site and appears to be a friend of the victim.
The man doesn’t stop harassing the victim pushing her and seemingly threatening her, when soon after a third girl arrives on the scene, and and takes the victim along with her….
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The previous Samajwadi Party government under Akhilesh Yadav was constantly criticised for lack of measures to ensure women’s safety. The newly-elected BJP government under Yogi Adityanath set up ‘Anti-Romeo squads’ which consisted of teams of police officials who patrol the streets to ensure women’s safety across the state. However, the squads came under severe criticism from the opposition after various reports emerged of local police harassing young …read more