Thane: 6-year-old molested by sweeper in toilet

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In yet another incident, a 6-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a sweeper inside a boy’s toilet in a private school at Kalyan on Tuesday.

It was reported that the incident took place on Tuesday at around 12:30 pm, when the girl after having her lunch entered boy’s toilet by mistakenly, where the 43-year-old sweeper was cleaning the toilet. Seeing the girl alone in the toilet the accused allegedly molested her.

Following this, the girl managed to move out of the toilet and informed the incident to the teacher.

The girl later informed the incident to her parents, after which a complaint was registered against the accused.

It was learned that the accused also made obscene gestures at her, Police official said.

The incident created panic among other parents, where the parents demanded strict action against the accused.

The accused will be produced in front of the Kalyan sessions court on Friday.

However, the case has been registered against the accused of assault with intent to outrage the modesty of the girl under the provision of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and was booked under the sections of 354 for molestation, sexual harassment of Indian Penal Code.

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