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Eveteasing: Student sets herself afire in UP

Mathura: A class 12 student set herself afire after being repeatedly harassed allegedly by two boys on her way to school at Sunrakh village here today, police said.

The 17-year-old victim poured kerosene on her and set herself afire due to eveteasing by two youths of Sunrakh village today, Senior Superintendent of Police (City) Mukul Dwivedi said, adding that the girl has been shifted to a hospital in a serious condition.

As per the statement given by the victim to the magistrate, the accused, Manoj and Rajababu used to harass her often on her way to school.

A case has been registered against the accused and efforts are on to arrest them, police said.