Mumbai: Security guard held for sexually harassing 11-year-old girl at housing society

  • | Saturday | 18th September, 2021

Mumbai, Sep 18 (PTI) A security guard has been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a 11-year-old girl of the housing society where he worked for over a month in the eastern suburb of Kanjurmarg here, police said on Saturday. The matter came to light when the victim"s father lodged a complaint with the police on Friday after she confided in her parents about the harassment, an official said. The 29-year-old accused, a resident of Hanuman Gully in Kanjurmarg, had allegedly been harassing the girl since August 15, he said. A case has been registered under section 354(A) (assault or criminal force to a woman intending to outrage her modesty) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the official said. The accused was produced before a court, which remanded him to police custody till September 22, he added. PTI DC ARU ARU

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