A 17-year-old girl was stripped, humiliated and had her hair cut by passengers of the AC 3 tier compartment of the Howrah-Jodhpur Express after she was accused of stealing a bag.
The girl's father a daily wage laborer said she was mentally unstable after she developed brain tumor.
The girl, who according to her school leaving certificate, is a minor at 17 years 10 months, was sent to jail on Tuesday after being produced in front of a local magistrate. Her family said police disregarded her age mentioned in the certificate and have on their own in the FIR put her age as 19 years.
The incident took place at a stretch between Firozabad and Tundla as the train was heading to Agra.