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FIR lodged for alleged sexual harassment of Nalanda minor girl, 1 arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Bihar Sharif 

Police today said it has arrested one person and is looking for three others for alleged sexual of a minor girl in Bihar's district, after a video of her molestation went viral.

of Police Sudhir Kumar Porika said that one person was arrested yesterday in connection with the sordid incident while raids are being conducted to nab three others named in the FIR.

This is the second instance within a month of such videos going viral about an incident in Nalanda, the home district of

In the FIR, the 15-year-old girl has alleged that one of her acquaintances took her to a dilapidated and deserted house at Usmanpur village where the four accused molested her and recorded their act.

When the girl resisted, they threatened to circulate the video on social media, the police said, adding that the incident took place two-three days ago.

The girl somehow managed to escape, after which the accused circulated the video on social media, the SP said.

The FIR was lodged by the girl's father at station after he came to know about the video.

Last month also, the police had lodged an FIR after a video of a girl, who was accompanied by a male friend, being molested in district had gone viral on

The earlier incident had occurred on June 9 but came to light on June 12 after the video showing five men harassing the couple and molesting the girl surfaced on social media, according to the police.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 17:55 IST