Tarn Taran (Punjab), Mar 5: A village girl, who was brutally assaulted by police in Punjab’s Tarn Taran District, recalled her trauma on Tuesday and demanded the dismissal of all officials who had thrashed her on the roadside.
Harvinder Kaur told journalists in Tarn Taran that some cab drivers had harassed her, and when she and her father went to the police to file a complaint, they refused to help, and instead, started beating her up.
“While I was returning from a wedding, some taxi drivers harassed me. I told my father and brother about it, they went to speak to those taxi drivers, who attacked them with swords and iron rods. My father, brother and I went to the police, but they refused to lodge a complaint, they didn’t even ask me what had happened. They told my father that she is mad and brutally beat me,” said Kaur.
News channels showed evidence of policemen beating the girl who had complained of sexual harassment by taxi drivers in Tarn Taran.
The video showed police officials manhandling her, hitting her with a baton and even slapping her.
Taxi drivers harassed the woman on the highway, while she was going home after attending a family wedding. (ANI)