A man accused of molesting an eight-year-old girl in Jamia Nagar has been arrested and sent to Tihar Jail, according to residents tracking the case.
It was a few days ago when this portal had reported about the shocking incident in the locality in which residents had thrashed the 40-year-old man after the issue came to the fore.
They came to know about the incident after the 8-year-old girl narrated her ordeal to her teacher who informed the parents about the incident. The parents, living in the locality for the last 15 years, confronted the evil man and later on other residents too turned up, said a resident, adding that the man was nabbed and thrashed, however, he managed to flee.
Later on the father and some residents filed a complaint. And it was after this that action was initiated against the accused, who was arrested from the locality, said the resident.
Cases of crime are on the rise in the locality. This incident reminded people of an incident that had takne place in Batla House years ago in which a small girl was not only raped but also murdered. Then she was kidnapped from her house while she was sleeping with her grandmother on the verandah in the mud-thatched house. The case was cracked with the arrested of the accused from other State.