Cop held for molesting minor girl

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Mumbai, Dec 16 (PTI) A 28-year-old constable of the Mumbai Police was arrested for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl in suburban Ghatkopar, an official said on Wednesday.

The alleged incident had occurred a few days back, but it came to light after parents of the victim girl filed a complaint against the constable, who is attached to Vile Parle police station, he said.

A case was registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including molestation, and under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences act (POCSO).

A court remanded him in police custody till December 20, the official added. PTI ZA NSK NSK