Man Arrested Under POCSO Act In Bengal


Ashok Nagar: A person was arrested on Sunday for allegedly molesting a minor girl in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, police said.

Rafikul Islam was arrested for calling a girl student of the fifth standard to his residence and allegedly molesting her on Saturday evening. Islam has been charged under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. He has been produced before a magistrate.

According to police, the accused allegedly gave Rs 100 to the girl after molesting her and asked her to keep the matter a secret.