When three men began harassing two sisters on a bus in India, the last thing they expected was the girls striking back, beating their attackers with belts, while other passengers sat idle. The video went viral and prompted police to arrest the assailants.
Aarti, 22, and Pooja, 19, were returning from Rohtak College to the town of Sonepat, India’s state of Haryana, when they were approached by three men. The incident happened on November 24, but the information emerged in the local press only on Saturday.
The men – identified later as Kuldeep, Mohit and Deepak – started harassing the girls with filthy remarks.
“They threatened us and abused us. One of them touched my sister inappropriately. They started making obscene gestures,” one of the girls told the Hindustan Times.
She added that after “heated exchanges, one of the boys called his friends asking him to beat us up. One of them beat my sister while two others caught hold of me.”
However, the girls didn’t succumb: they mustered enough courage to thrash the molesters with their hands and belts, trying to push them out of the bus.
“Then, I whipped out my belt and thrashed them. They pushed us out of the bus when it slowed down,” she said… see more