Uttar Pradesh: Six youths arrested by anti-Romeo squads of police in Shamli
In a crackdown on eve-teasers, six youths have been arrested in Shamli district by the anti-Romeo squads of the police who held them for harassing girls.
Muzaffarnagar: In a crackdown on eve-teasers, six youths have been arrested in Shamli district by the anti-Romeo squads of the police who held them for allegedly harassing girls.
The arrests were made on Thursday in three separate incidents.
Ankur and Arjun were arrested in Jhunjhala town whereas Sonu and Naresh Kumar were arrested from Thana Bhawan town by the newly-formed squads, Superintendent of Police (SP) Ajay Lal Sharma said.
They were found passing lewd remarks on the girl students who were returning home after taking their board examination, the SP said.
Two other youths were arrested in Shamli city for similar offences, he added.
The district police has formed anti-Romeo squads in every police station in the wake of the orders of new chief minister Yogi Adityanath, fulfilling a pre-poll pledge of the BJP to check eve-teasing.
Special squads comprising cops from local police stations kept a vigil at markets, malls, schools, colleges, coaching centres, parks and other crowded places to see if women were being harassed.
Sulabh Srivastava, 42, died after his motorcycle rammed a pole near a brick kiln in Sukhpal Nagar under the Kotwali police station area on Sunday, police said
A maximum of five people are allowed at religious places, while 25 persons can attend wedding ceremonies or any function
Despite having a relationship with the accused for four years, the victim appears to have become aware of her rights suddenly after the promulgation of the ordinance, the judge said