Muzaffarnagar: In a horrifying incident reported from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, 17 school girls were sedated and molested by the owner of a private school in Purkazi town of the district and another person.
The incident took place on November 18.
According to reports, the girls had been asked to stay back at school at night by the school owner on the pretext of CBSE practical exams. No female teacher was accompanying the girls.
The two accused allegedly gave them food spiked with sedatives and then molested them.
The duo warned the girls against telling anyone about the incident, threatening that their family members would be killed otherwise.
The girls stopped going to school after the incident.
Parents had reportedly tried to complain, but the police allegedly tried to save the accused. They then approached a local BJP leader.
Eventually, the matter came to light after the BJP leader intervened and asked for interrogation.
Some reports stated that the girls were taken from their school to another school where they were allegedly molested.
An FIR has been registered in the matter against the duo. One person has been arrested so far.
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