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Case registered against cop for assault bid on girl in train

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

A is on to trace a who allegedly attempted to sexually assault a 17-year-old girl on a moving train in Kerala, railway police said Wednesday.

The accused, identified as Dinshad, an under the Vigilance department of the state police, has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act based on the complaint of the girl, they said.

As per the complaint, the 38-year-old accused had tried to sexually harass her near Sasthamkotta while travelling in a Thiruvananthapuram-bound train two weeks ago, the police said.

A case was registered soon after she had registered a complaint with the railway police here.

"The accused, who was immediately suspended from service, is absconding now," a said.

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 20:35 IST
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