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A 12-year-old girl was reportedly molested in Kurseong

Kurseong : A 12-year-old girl was reportedly molested in Kurseong a few days ago by her father’s colleague. As per the mother of the victim, the accused is a neighbor and he is a permanent resident of Rangbhang in Darjeeling. The victim's mother said Binod Rai (55) used to work with her husband in a government office in Kurseong and was a next door neighbour at a government quarter. On the evening of December 6, Rai allegedly lured the minor to his room and molested her as well as tried to sexually assault her when the parents were busy with other commitments. The victim is said to have narrated her harrowing incident to her mother The Kurseong police arrested Rai on December 8 from Rangbhang. He has been charged under Section 9 (C) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, (POCSO Act). 

- EOI

 
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