Pandri Police arrest man for molesting minor girl

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Feb 2019 11:10:17


Staff Reporter,


Pandri Police on Tuesday arrested a man on the charges of sexual molestation of a minor girl. The incident happened on Monday.  According to the police, accused Govind Dhiver, a resident of Daldal Seoni, worked as a painter. On the fateful day, he asked an 8-year-old girl to get gutkha from a paan shop. As the girl came back with the Gutkha, he asked her to come into his home, where he committed the heinous act. Notably, girl’s father is also a painter and neighbour of the accused man. She was  playing in front of her home when the extremely abhorrent incident happened.

Girl was admitted to the hospital, where she was reportedly doing well after treatment. On the complaint of girl’s father, Pandri Police arrested Govind Dhiver and booked him under Section 376 of Indian Penal Code and relevant section of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act.