School Girl Molested in Bihar, One Arrested After Video Goes Viral

A man was arrested after a video of a school girl being stripped and groped by 3 men in Bihar’s Saharsa went viral.

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Police have arrested an unidentified man, after a video of a school girl being stripped and groped by three men on a road in Bihar’s Saharsa district went viral on Monday, 27 August 2018.

The video clearly shows five to six men trying to stop the girl on her way by taking away her cycle. The men, then proceed to molest her and beat up a male accompanying her.

DSP Prabhakar Riwari told ANI, "It can be seen in the video that a girl and her male friend is being ill-treated by some men.”

“The police has filed a case has been filed and the victim from the video has been identified. A probe is underway," Riwari told ANI.

The incident is of town police station area of Saharsa.

"We got to know about this video today (Monday) and immediately launched an investigation. One of the persons involved in the incident, who was circulating the video, was traced and arrested. He has been identified as Pankaj Yadav of Town police station area," Saharsa SP Rakesh Kumar told The Telegraph.

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