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UP: 16-year-old girl thrown off roof for resisting eve-teasing attempt

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Shahjahanpur (UP): A 16-year-old girl was injured after she was allegedly pushed off the roof of a building by a man for objecting to his eve-teasing attempts, police said today.

The alleged incident happened yesterday in the Diviyapur village under the Roza police station area here, they said.

Police station in-charge Jasvir Singh said the 18-year-old accused and the girl were from the same village and knew each other.


The accused threw the girl off the roof after she objected his attempts to eve-tease her, Singh said, adding she was injured in the incident.

She was rushed to a hospital with the help of police and a case has been lodged in this connection, Singh said, adding a hunt was on to nab the accused.