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Mumbai: Man arrested for molesting 12-year-old girl

News Agencies | Updated on: 3 January 2020, 19:07 IST
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A 23-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a girl in suburban Pantnagar, the city police said on Friday.

The incident took place on Thursday evening when the girl, who is 12 years old, was returning home from a market, a police official said. Accused Salim Babu Shaikh, who lives in the same locality, accosted her and took her to an isolated place where he allegedly showed her a porn clip and molested her.

The girl told her parents about the incident, following which they filed a police complaint, the official said. A case under IPC sections 363 (kidnapping), 354 (molestation) and 506 (criminal intimidation) alongwith the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act was registered against Shaikh and he was arrested.


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First published: 3 January 2020, 19:05 IST