Hyderabad: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly sexually molested following which police arrested a man at LB Nagar on Sunday.
The accused is a resident of Mansoorabad and the girl was studying in Class III at a private school. Police said that accused allegedly lured the victim to a lorry parking and then molested her.
LB Nagar inspector Ashok Reddy told a leading daily that the victim was staying at her grandfather’s house. On Sunday, she was playing near the shop owned by her grandfather. The accused often visited the shop. When the grandfather was busy, he took her to the parking lot and molested her.
When a woman passerby noticed, she immediately raised an alarm following which he was handed to the police. The girl has been sent for medical examination.
He has been booked under the Nirbhaya Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.