Man held for mo­lest­ing 10-year-old girl at Aarey

The Free Press Journal - - MUMBAI -

MUM­BAI: The Aarey po­lice has ar­rested a man for mo­lest­ing a 10-year-old girl on Oc­to­ber 7.

The girl was play­ing with her friends when the ac­cused, Ra­jesh Kalicha­ran Ya­dav mo­lested her. Be­fore, the girl stepped out of her house, she had a fight with her sis­ter. So, she went to the play­ground to re­ju­ve­nate her­self, when the ac­cused touched her in­ap­pro­pri­ately.

Af­ter the girl nar­rated the in­ci­dent to her par­ents, they ap­proached the po­lice to reg­is­ter an FIR on Oc­to­ber 7.

Vidyalaxmi Hire­math, se­nior in­spec­tor, Aarey po­lice sta­tion, said, “Ra­jesh Kalicha­ran Ya­dav was ar­rested on Oc­to­ber 7.”

He has been booked for as­sault or crim­i­nal force used to as­sault the mod­esty of a woman (Sec 354), word, ges­ture or act in­tended to out­rage the mod­esty of a woman (Sec 509), IPC and sex­ual as­sault (Secs 7 and 8) and sex­ual ha­rass­ment (Sec 12), POCSO.

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