MINCHINABAD: A 24-year-old fiendish young man allegedly molested a six-year-old schoolgirl here in Mandi Sadiq Ganj on Monday. However, the accused was arrested by the police.
As per detail, a six-year-old minor girl (identity withheld), a resident of Mandi Sadiq Ganj was allegedly molested by a Hindu young man identified as Suneel of the same locality. The minor girl was to a local mosque for religious education after Fajr prayers when Suneel chased her and took to a deserted place where he attempted to molest her, source said. He threatened the girl of dire consequences as she put up a stiff resistance and tore off her clothes. Hearing to her cries, people working in nearby fields rushed to the site and rescued her while the accused managed to escape.
The incident sparked protest in the area and religious and social activists joined the demonstration. In the meanwhile, DSP Shaikh Abid Akhtar constituted a special team who arrested the accused. The accused has been charged under Section 376/511.