Maharashtra Police said on Monday that a watchman of a residential complex in Palghar’s Virar area was thrashed by some people and paraded naked on the streets for allegedly molesting a minor girl.
Police said that the watchman allegedly molested the minor girl on Sunday night in Bolinj in the township.
The 22-year-old guard was beaten up by a mob which included several women.
Senior Inspector Appar Saheb Lengre of Arnala police station said the watchman sustained injuries after the public beating and he has been admitted to a hospital for treatment.
The police have booked him under section 354 (assault to outrage modesty) and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Your support to NYOOOZ will help us to continue create and publish news for and from smaller cities, which also need equal voice as much as citizens living in bigger cities have through mainstream media organizations.
Stay updated with all the Mumbai Latest News headlines here. For more exclusive & live news updates from all around India, stay connected with NYOOOZ.