Muzaffarnagar (UP), April 22: A school van driver, who allegedly harassed a girl student, was beaten up irate residents here who tried to set afire his vehicle.
The driver, Vivaik Kumar, was later arrested, police said.
The incident occurred on Tuesday when the family members of the victim and others attacked Kumar alleging that he was continuing to harass the girl, a student of Class XI, though she had stopped commuting in his vehicle. [Bihar: Headmaster suspended for sexually harassing students]
They damaged the van and tried to set it ablaze.
Police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.
Kumar has been arrested on charges of harassing the girl, police said.