In yet another shameful act, a 23-year-old woman was allegedly killed in Madhya Pradesh's Stone district for not dropping off the sexual harassment case filed by her. The incident took place on Monday, while she was on her way to college she was dragged by her hair and her head smashed with a stone by a man who was forcing her to withdraw the case filed by her against him. The has been identified as Anil Mishra.
The incident took place around noon when the student was walking to the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Government Girls College in Seoni district, around 350 km from Bhopal, police officials said.
According to police officials, the accused, 38-year-old Anil Mishra, got down from his motorcycle and dragged the woman to the roadside by her hair. He allegedly pushed the victim to the ground and smashed her head with a big stone lying nearby, said Kotwali police station in-charge, Arvind Jain.
Some people nearby her rushed to help and overpowered Mishra. The woman, who was seriously injured and bleeding badly, died while being taken to the hospital.
Some people rushed to help and overpowered Mishra. The woman, who was seriously injured and bleeding profusely, died while being taken to a hospital, Jain said. Mishra, who has been arrested, prima facie committed the crime as the victim refused to withdraw the sexual harassment case against him, said KK Verma, Seoni sub-divisional officer (police).