Man arrested for attempting to rape a girl in UP

Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh, India), September 01 (KMS): A man was arrested after he misbehaved with a young girl and attempted to rape her in the Indian state of Utter Pradesh.

The girl was sitting alone in her father’s grocery shop in Baradari area of Bareilly district in UP when one Vishal Gupta, 30, misbehaved and tried to rape her on evening time. While the girl’s mother arrived there, the accused fled away.

The accused was arrested for trying to rape an eight-year-old girl, SP (City) Ravindra Kumar said.

Vishal Gupta was earlier also arrested in another attempt to rape case and was released from prison a few days ago.

Meanwhile, three women were booked after a social media video purportedly showed them brutally thrashing a girl at a village in Ballia district of Utter Pradesh, police said.

The video making rounds on social media which some women pulling the girl by her hair, and punching and kicking her around.