Indore: Son of a BJP leader of Depalpur molested a girl along with his friend, on Wednesday. The duo tried to take her away on their bike but seeing her brothers, they sped away. Police have filed a case under Section 354 of the IPC despite intervention of some BJP leaders.

According to police, one resident of Betma Road in Depalpur lodged a complaint that two boys tried to molest his daughter when she was passing in front of Thakur Petrol Pump.The complainant also revealed names of the accused.

One of them was Vijay son of Dilip Joshi and Manju Joshi, a BJP women wing leader. The other accused was his friend Nagesgwar son of Shankarlal. As per the complaint, the girl was saved when her brothers reached there.

But, before filing of the report, the police station witnessed a political tumult when family members of the victim approached the police and BJP leaders Manju Joshi, Gopal Katesariya and Mukesh Jain also reached there and forced TI Gopal Suryavanshi not to file the report and they opted for a compromise between the two parties. Meanwhile, media persons also reached there. Some BJP leaders objected the political pressure exerted by Manju Joshi and her aides.

They said that political status should not be used in such cases.This whole clash and gathering of crowd created so much chaos that the TI has to locked the gates of the police- station.Even though, crowd remained there for long.The presence of media and crowd forced the TI to file the case in late night against both the accused.However, Manju Joshi said that my son is wrongly named. He was there to help his friend.

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