22-year-old man arrested for molesting minor girl

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Gurugram, April 24, 2019: The police on Monday night arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly molesting a class 9 student in Sector 14.

Earlier in the day, the girl's mother had filed a police complaint alleging that the man, who lived in their neighbourhood, had molested her daughter and used to follow her when she went to school or coaching classes. The police said the girl had warned the accused several times, but he did not mend his ways.

Subhash Boken, spokesperson, Gurugram police, said the accused, was arrested on Monday night and sent to judicial custody on Tuesday. "During interrogation, he confessed to committing the crime," said Boken.

A case was registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at the women police station (west) on Monday, said the police.

Source: Hindustan Times