A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a nine-year-old lady in a mosque in Pataudi on Monday. Locals within the space roughed up the accused earlier than handing him over to cops.
Based on the police, the incident came about round 12.30 pm when the lady had gone to the mosque to offer lunch to the cleric (maulvi). Police mentioned the cleric was not current there on the time. Nonetheless, a person who collects donations on the mosque allegedly waylaid the lady and molested her.
Police mentioned the criticism filed by the lady’s mom mentioned the accused molested her, after which she returned house crying and shared her ordeal together with her mom who went to the mosque and confronted the accused.
“A few of the locals within the space gathered and acquired maintain of the accused. Outraged on the incident, they slapped him a couple of occasions and handed him over to the police,” mentioned a cop aware of the investigation.
In a video shared on social media, about 20 individuals had been seen cornering the accused. A few males from the gang hit him and slapped him a number of occasions, whereas one other tried to save lots of the person.
Veer Singh, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Pataudi) mentioned, “The accused was arrested after the incident was reported. Some locals slapped him however he didn’t maintain any accidents. He will likely be produced in a district court docket on Tuesday.” Police have registered an FIR underneath part 8 (sexual assault) of the POCSO Act at Pataudi police station.