Daughter strip-searched, photographed in police station: UP man allegestext_fields
Kanpur: A man in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur on Wednesday alleged that his teenage daughter was strip-searched at a city police station.
Her pictures were taken before the 22-year-old youth who had allegedly been stalking her, he said.
The personnel at the Saadh police station, he said,pressured on her to marry the accused.
The teen suffered a nervous breakdown, and was admitted to the LLR Hospital.
The girl’s father is a street vendor dealing in footwear.
However, Additional DCP (South) Ankita Sharma said on Thursday that the man’s allegations were not corroborated in the primary investigation.
“ACP (Ghatampur) Dinesh Shukla and I are conducting a detailed inquiry into the case and a case has been lodged against the 22-year-old youth under IPC sections 504, 506 and section 7/8 of the POCSO Act,” she said.
IANS with superficial edits