MAU: An Uttar Pradesh police jawan has been taken into custody for allegedly molesting a girl in Mau district, police said on Monday.
According to Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya, a student of Class VI has alleged that the jawan, who stay in the neighbourhood, had gone to buy some items from a nearby shop in Sarailakhansi when she was molested.
Acting on a complaint from the girl's family, a case has been registered against the suspect, the officer said.
The 2018-batch police jawan is posted in Varanasi and had come to his house during leave.
He has been taken into custody and interrogation is on, Arya said.