In a distressing incident that unfolded in Maharajganj, Uttar Pradesh, the wife of a local BJP leader, Sanjay Verma, fell victim to a molestation attempt. The unfortunate episode escalated when the leader’s intervention led to an assault. The incident has triggered outrage, and a police investigation is underway.
Alarming Incident Under the Influence of Alcohol
Sanjay Verma, residing in the Sadar Kotwali area, had taken his wife out for a routine evening walk after dinner. What should have been a peaceful stroll turned into a nightmare when a trio of young men on bikes crossed their path. Fuelled by alcohol, one of them resorted to making lewd and indecent comments about Sanjay Verma’s wife. In an attempt to evade the harassers, the couple altered their route. However, to their dismay, the miscreants changed direction and approached them once again.
Intervention Leads to Brutal Attack
Appalled by the offensive behavior, Sanjay Verma gathered the courage to confront the wrongdoers. The confrontation, unfortunately, took a violent turn. The trio, instead of heeding the reprimand, launched a vicious assault on the brave leader. The situation escalated as the attackers unleashed their fury on the husband who had dared to stand up against their misconduct.
Police Investigation Ensures Accountability
The incident has sparked public outcry and a demand for justice. The local police have taken cognizance of the matter and initiated an investigation to identify and apprehend the culprits. The disturbing incident sheds light on the urgent need to address such acts of harassment and violence and ensure the safety and security of citizens.