Bengaluru: A 36-year-old contractor was arrested for molesting a 15-year-old girl on the pretext of dropping her home from school on Saturday. The arrested has been identified as Afzal Hussain.
According to the police, the accused – Afzal Hussain– had befriended the girl’s brother while visiting a construction site near their home. On Saturday, Hussain met the girl near her school and offered to drop her home. After she got into the car, he allegedly drove to an isolated location and attempted to molest her.
The girl got out of the car, and upon reaching home, complained to her mother. Her parents filed a complaint with the Pulikeshi Nagar police. In her statement, the girl said Hussain had molested her in the past as well. He would force her to watch porn videos and threaten of dire consequences. Out of fear, the girl did not inform her parents about his acts for long.
Based on the complaint, the police arrested Hussain under various sections of the POCSO Act.