In Uttar Pradesh’s Hamirpur, the city council officials on Friday demolished the “illegal construction” of houses of six of the 11 accused in the molestation case of a woman that came to light last month. All these accused were arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting and abusing a woman.
Giving information in this matter, the officials said that they investigated the illegal construction of the houses of these accused, after that the decision of demolition has been taken. According to officials, the six accused had encroached upon government land to enlarge the space of their houses. Anupam Shukla, executive officer of Hamirpur Municipality, said he was provided a list of people allegedly involved in the incident by the local police.
The municipal officer said that during the investigation, the team found that the houses of some of the arrested accused were made of mud, so it was decided not to take action against them. It is to be known that last month, the Hamirpur police arrested 11 people, including three minors, for molesting a man and a woman.
During the initial investigation, the police found that the attackers leveled multiple charges against a couple and forced the woman to take off her clothes. During this, the accused also shot a video, in which money was also allegedly demanded from the couple. A case was registered in this matter at the local police station.
A senior police officer said, “In this case notices were issued to the concerned landlords to remove the illegal construction in three days but when they did not do so, the officials demolished the illegal construction on Friday.” All the accused in this case are in judicial custody. Police is planning to impose UP Gangster Act against all the accused except three minor accused.