Youth arrested for molesting 3-year-old girl

A 23-year-old youth from Sancoale was arrested for molesting a three-year-old girl.

Verna PI Edwin Colaco said, "The accused is a neighbor of the victim and assaulted her on the pretext of playing."

On Monday a case of unnatural sex was registered by the police after the father of the victim lodged a complaint. Nany Gopal Sahu, a labourer, was playing with the child when he molested her. The girl informed her parents. The accused is under seven days police remand. The case is registered under Section 377 of IPC and Section 8 of Children's Act. [TOI]