Durgapur police arrested a youth for allegedly molesting a minor girl in DPL Colony of Durgapur. The incident took place on Thursday (January 23).
The youth, Gourishankar Shaw living in DPL colony under Coke oven police station reportedly lured the minor girl with a gift and molested her. Police said that the minor girl happens to be a neighbour of the accused youth.
After the minor girl’s father lodged a complaint with the police, the youth was arrested. Yesterday the accused youth was produced before the SDJM Durgapur. Durgapur police sought police custody of the youth for further investigation. The court granted the prayer and sent the youth to police custody for five days.
Meanwhile police sources revealed that a medical examination of the minor girl has been conducted. A probe has been initiated said Durgapur police sources.
The way in which molesting and rape cases are on the rise in Bengal is a matter of serious concern.