Two elderly women were killed after being run over by an SUV, driven by a man who allegedly tried to molest a 22-year-old girl belonging to the same family in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district on Monday. Two other women, again from the same family, were severely injured.
After the incident, the family members, along with others, took the two dead bodies and blocked National Highway 91 demanding a fair investigation into the matter.
"The man came from behind and told me to sit in his car. He threatened us, saying he will come back. He did come back in a speeding vehicle and hit us. There was only one man in the car. I will identify him," the woman was quoted as saying by NDTV.
Bulandshahr SSP N Kolanchi, while speaking to ANI, on Tuesday said, "We have registered the case under sections for molestation and attempt to murder. The woman in her statement has said that she was asked to sit in the car and the accused ran over them after her refusal."
Atul Srivastava, Superintendent of Police (SP) said, "One person has been arrested for now. While going through the CCTV footage we have not yet found any molestation attempt but only after the investigation is over we can say anything as the probe is underway."
(With inputs from ANI)