A six-year-old girl was molested in a lift by a neighbour’s visitor. The Sarkhej police has arrested the accused after the CCTV footage confirmed the offence and established the identity of the accused.
The class-1 girl had gone to the house of a friend in the adjoining block to complete her homework as her family was hosting guests on Bakri Eid.
The incident happened when she was returning home. Accused Tahir Shaikh, 33, a resident of Sarkhej, had forcibly kissed the class-1 girl and touched her inappropriately.
The girl narrated the incident to her mother following which her father, lodged a complaint with the Sarkhej police.
The girl’s father had talked to the estate manager and also checked the footage of CCTV camera in the lift.
Accused is unmarried and is preparing for exams. He was visiting his relative living in the girl’s building.