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54-year-old man molests 3 minor girls, arrested

PUNE: The Yerawada police on Sunday arrested a 54-year-old guy for sexually assaulting 3 minor girls in a housing society.

The incident had befell between midday and 12.30pm on February nine.

On Monday, a distinct courtroom sent the suspect to judicial custody remand till February 25.

Police mentioned the ladies — 17, 10 and eight years old — have been scholars of Classes XI, VIII and V respectively at an area school.

The girls’ oldsters are labourers, while the suspect, who takes up portray jobs for a dwelling, is their relative.

“The lady’s oldsters had gone to work (on February nine), when the suspect visited the ladies’ place of abode. He struck up a conversation with them. The girls allowed the suspect to walk into their house as he used to be on excellent phrases with their oldsters,” sub-inspector Shubhangi Magdum of Yerawada police station mentioned on Monday.

“The guy, underneath the pretext of offering the ladies biryani, molested the ladies one at a time. He fled the spot when the ladies resisted his advances. The incident got here to light when the ladies advised to their mom about what took place,” Magdum added.

“The mom then decided to hotel police criticism,” mentioned, including, “We have registered a primary knowledge document underneath the related sections of the Indian Penal Code in addition to the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act at the Yerawada police station,” she mentioned.

The police swung into motion and took the suspect into custody. “During wondering, the suspect to the crime,” Magdum mentioned.

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