Meerut(UP): A man was allegedly stabbed by a youth when he protested against the eve teasing of his daughter in the Lisari Gate area in Meerut, police said on Thursday.

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The 14-year-old girl was standing in front of her house on Wednesday when a neighbourhood youth Juved Kureshi allegedly eve teased. The girl reported the matter to her father. When the girl's father protested against the eve teasing, Kureshi allegedly stabbed him with a knife and fled, the police said.

The injured man has been admitted to hospital. A complaint in this regard has been lodged a Lisari police station, the police said adding that Kureshi is absconding.