A school teacher was sexually assaulted in Amroha and a girl was raped in Muzaffarnagar in separate incidents reported from different parts of Uttar Pradesh during the past 24 hours on Friday evening.
In Amroha, the incident took place on Thursday, when a teacher left her house in Saidangali police circle of the district for BL Public Junior High School in Tehpa village under Naksha police station of nearby Sambhal district for her routine duty, when she was intercepted by two locals. The victim was being accompanied by a fellow teacher in the same school, who too was held hostage by the accused, but somehow managed to escape. However by the time she could return with help, the miscreants had fled the scene leaving the victim in the farm fields. The victim had identified the accused as local youths Ghalib and Feroz. The incident took place near Madli Samastipur village under the Saidangali police station of Amroha and the accused have been arrested and sent to jail.
In The second incident was reported from Muzaffarnagar, where a girl was allegedly held hostage in the panchayat premises of village Jogiya Khera under Paguna police station of Muzaffarnagar. A resident of the same village, the victim was on her way to the farm fields to relieve herself when the incident took place.
The girl has identified the accused as Shauqueen and Rahil – both residents of Jogiya Khera village itself. Police are investigating the case and the victim was sent for medical examination to establish sexual assault. Efforts are on to trace and arrest the accused.
This article originally appeared on timesofindia