Pune, 3rd June 2023: A security guard employed at a residential building in Pune has been arrested by the Pimpri-Chinchwad police on charges of molesting a minor girl. The incident occurred on Thursday at around 5:15 pm, and the girl’s mother promptly filed a case with the police.
According to Police officials, the accused, a 47-year-old security guard, forcibly confined the 11-year-old girl within the building’s elevator, where he works. He then took her to the building’s terrace, where the alleged molestation took place.
Upon learning about the distressing incident, the young girl confided in her mother, who wasted no time in reporting the matter to the police. Subsequently, the security guard was apprehended and a case was registered against him.
The police have charged the accused under Section 354, 354A, 341, and 323 of the Indian Penal Code, along with various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. An investigation into the case is currently underway, as police gather evidence and conduct further inquiries.