Two boys were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly thrashing two girls following a road mishap in Sector-62 area of Noida. The accused were arrested from the spot and sent to jail.
According to the police, the accused have been identified as Kunal Manchanda and Gagan Bharadwaj. They are natives of Gautam Budh Nagar.
The incident happened on NH-24 at Sector-62 traffic signal on Tuesday morning. Two girls, who were riding a scooter, were hit by a car which was driven by a boy with his friend sitting adjacent to him.
The girl in her complaint told police that the two boys, who were in a Honda City, hit their scooter and thrashed them following an argument. The girls also alleged that both the boys also tried to tear their clothes on the road.
“On Tuesday morning, a Honda City car hit our scooter. Following which, an altercation occurred between us. Both the boys got down of the car and started abusing us. As the argument turned bitter, they started thrashing us and also tried to tear our clothes on the road. During the incident, they touched us inappropriately and threatened to face consequences if we report the matter,” the girl mentioned in the complaint.
Both the victims then reached a nearby police station and reported the matter to police. An FIR was registered by the police.
“Based on the complaint received, we have registered a first information report under sections 354(A) (for sexual harassment), 354B (assault with intent to disrobe a woman), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace and 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and both the persons have been arrested by police,” said Pankaj Rai, station house officer of Sector-58 police station.TAGS: Noida crime / Boys thrash girls in Noida / Road altercations / Noida road fights / Noida news