UP Govt. orders probe into Muzaffarnagar stripping incident

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 31 (ANI): The Government of Uttar Pradesh has ordered a probe into the shocking incident of around 70 girls of the Kasturba School Hostel in Muzaffarnagar being stripped by the warden "to check for menstrual blood".

Uttar Pradesh's Power Minister Shrikant Sharma on Friday condemned the shameful incident and said a probe by the concerned authorities has been initiated.

"We were informed through the media; the concerned officers have been given instruction to carry out the investigation," Sharma told ANI.

One girl student said the warden ordered girls to remove their clothes after discovering blood stains in the bathroom.

"It was very humiliating for all of us. We want action against her," the girl said.

The warden of the hostel has been suspended (ANI)