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Man held for 'sexually assaulting' girl student in Hyderabad

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a four-and-half-year-old student of a private school in Tolichowki here, police said Sunday.

Mohammed Geelani, who works as at the school, offered the minor girl a chocolate on September 14 and took her to a bathroom on the premises and sexually assaulted her, they said.

of Srinivas said the victim had informed her parents about pain in her private parts following which the mother found that the girl was bleeding from her private parts.

The girl furthertold her mother that one Geelani had "sexually assaulted" her, the said adding the girl was immediately shifted to a hospital. Based on a complaint from the parents, acase under relevant provisions of IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the accused and he was arrested Saturday

The victim is undergoing treatment and her statement would be recorded by the Magistrate, the senior police added.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 19:10 IST