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Uttar Pradesh cop taken into custody after girl alleges molestation

Acting on a complaint from the girl's family, a case has been registered against the suspect, the officer said.

Published: 24th February 2020 10:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2020 10:15 PM   |  A+A-

Child molestation

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By PTI

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.

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