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Cop held for kidnapping, attempted sexual assault of minor

Press Trust of India  |  Tura 

A of police was arrested on charges of kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a minor girl in North Hills district, police said Friday.

The had kidnapped the 13-year-old girl Thursday from a place near her house on the pretext of providing her a job as a domestic help, the police said.

He has been identified as and he was posted at Rongsak in East Hills district, a police officer said.

"He has been arrested and case has been registered against him," the of Police (DSP) of North Hills district, Nikseng Momin, said.

The was booked under various sections of the POCSO Act, he said.

had taken the girl near Willianmnagar and made an attempt to assault her sexually, the police officer said.

According to the police officer, had approached the girl when she was washing utensils near her house.

He then asked the girl to come to his house to work as a domestic help and took her from there.

A local person saw this and informed the girl's family and a complaint was lodged with the police after which the accused was arrested, the said.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 23:10 IST