Tension in Hamirpur following police firing in which a youth was killed

Tension in Hamirpur following police firing in which a youth was killed

26_07_2015-26-07-up-2Hamirpur, Jul 26- Tension prevailed in the Bimbar area of this district after a 17-year-old girl immolated herself following molestation and death of a youth in the police firing yesterday. After the death of the girl, irate mob attacked the Bimbar police station and torched several vehicles including that of the policemen. Police resorted to firing in which a youth identified as Mohit Pandey was killed on the spot while three others were critically injured. Additional police force have been rushed to the spot. The situation was under control but tense, police officials here today claimed. However, the father and uncle of the deceased girl were arrested by the police for instigating the people while a team of doctors would do the post-mortem of the youth killed in the police firing. According to the incident, the victim girl a student of XII standard was going for coaching when one Jitendra Yadav started molesting her in public and even went to the extent of slapping her. The girl complained it to her parents and then she immolated herself in the house. The accused youth was a private security personnel of the Samajwadi Party district president four months back.

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