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French national surrenders before Mumbai court in sexual assault case

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A French national, who is also a of an international school in suburban Andheri, today surrendered before a court in connection with a case registered against him for sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl.

surrendered before A D Deo at the The court sent him to a 14-day judicial custody after charges were framed against him.

The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed his special leave petition and asked him to surrender within three days.

The 57-year-old French national was arrested in November, nearly five months after the alleged incident happened on the school premises.

The same month, a trial court granted him bail, which was cancelled by the He later moved the apex court.

He had been booked under IPC section 376 (rape) and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 23:30 IST