first_img Press Trust of India PalgharJuly 15, 2019UPDATED: July 15, 2019 18:27 IST (ANI)A watchman of a residential complex in Virar area of Maharashtra’s Palghar district was beaten and paraded naked on the streets after being accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl, police said on Monday.The incident happened on Sunday night in Bolinj in the township, an official said, adding that the mob which beat up the 22-year-old accused included several women.”The watchman has been hospitalised. We have booked him under section 354 (assault to outrage modesty) and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act,” said Senior Inspector Appar Saheb Lengre of Arnala police station.Maharashtra: Locals thrashed a security guard of a society in Virar on July 14, accusing him of molesting a minor girl. A case has been registered by the police and investigation is underway. pic.twitter.com/nBl7oCVEuu— ANI (@ANI) July 15, 2019″The victim’s mother has complained that the watchman touched the girl inappropriately when she returned from tuitions at around 6pm on Saturday. She approached police on Sunday,” he said.No offence has been registered so far in connection with the assault on the watchman, he added.ALSO READ | Rajasthan: Two sisters held captive for 2 months, raped repeatedlyALSO WATCH | UP law panel drafts stringent law for mob lynching, recommends life termFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnupriya Thakur Tags :Follow Maharashtra Maharashtra watchman, accused of molesting 6-year-old girl, beaten up and paraded nakedA watchman of a residential complex in Virar area of Maharashtra’s Palghar district was beaten and paraded naked on the streets after being accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl.advertisement Nextlast_img

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