Court rejects bail plea of 67-yr-old man

ST CORRESPONDENT
Thursday, 19 July 2018

The accused was arrested by Haveli police under Pune rural police on July 5. On July 2, he had allegedly sexually abused a nine-year-old girl on the staircase leading to the 10th floor of a building in Kirkatwadi. 

PUNE: A special court has rejected the bail application of a 67-year-old man in connection with sexual abuse of a minor girl. 

The accused was arrested by Haveli police under Pune rural police on July 5. On July 2, he had allegedly sexually abused a nine-year-old girl on the staircase leading to the 10th floor of a building in Kirkatwadi. 

Based on a complaint from the mother of the victim, the police charged him for offences under section 354 (outraging modesty of a woman) of the IPC and sections 8 (punishment for sexual assault) and 12 (punishment for sexual harassment) of the POCSO Act.

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