Youth beaten up after allegedly tried to “molest” minor girl in Abohar

Abohar, December 30: A 22-year-old youth who was beaten up after he allegedly tried to “molest” a minor girl at Shahpini village near Abohar-Hanumangarh road on Friday night succumbed to his injuries at the Civil Hospital, Sangria, today.

Preliminary investigations indicated the girl was living with her grandparents at the village after death of her father. Amandeep Singh (22) had allegedly been teasing the girl on her way to school where she studied in Class X.

On Friday, he scaled the boundary wall of the house and entered the room where the girl and her grandparents were sleeping. On finding the youth allegedly trying to molest the girl, her grandfather attacked him with a stick.

The youth’s body was handed over to the family after a post-mortem examination. The police have registered a case.

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