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Youth booked for molesting 16-year-old girl

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Youth booked for molesting 16-year-old girl

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The TT Nagar police have booked a youth for molesting and assaulting a 16-year-old girl student in TT Nagar area on Wednesday.

The accused has been identified as Keshav Banwari. At the time of the incident, the victim was on her way to her grandmother’s home.

Police said that the accused used to molest the victim frequently and on Wednesday evening, she was stopped and proposed by the accused and when she opposed and started to run, the accused chased her and when locals came to her rescue, he escaped from the spot and threatened her of life.

The victim lodged a complaint with the TT Nagar police against the accused.

Based on the complaint, the police have registered a case under sections 506 and 354 of the IPC and sections of the POCSO Act and have started search for the accused who went absconding after the complaint was lodged.

During the investigation, police found that the accused lives in the same area where the victim lives. After returning to home, the victim informed her parents. Then, they approached the police and an FIR was lodged against the accused.

Meanwhile, Shahjehanabad police have booked a 17-year-old youth for forcing an 8-year-old into begging at Bhopal Talkies area on Wednesday.

Police have registered a case after the victim was found begging at traffic signals. The victim is the younger brother of the accused. The police have registered a case under section 363 A of the IPC and started further investigation.

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