A man from Uttar Pradesh was arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap a six-year-old girl in Vasco town, around 40 kms from here today, police said.
People present on the spot immediately caught the man, who is in his late 40s, and thrashed him, he added.
"The mob informed the police about the incident and Bhind was taken into custody," Raposo said.
The accused has been arrested under section 8 of the Goa Children's Act and other relevant sections of the IPC, the inspector said adding that further investigation into the case is on.
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