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BHOPAL: An 8-year-old girl was molested by a youth who had lured her with a chocolate. He spotted the girl on Thursday night at a wedding function and took her away to a house where he molested her. Accused Abhishek Thakur has been arrested.

The girl had visited Shiv Nagar colony in Chhola to attend wedding of her relative. Abhishek Thakur, who also lives nearby, spotted her roaming around alone and approached her.

He offered her toffees and asked the victim to follow him as he said he will give her more chocolates. The girl went along and he took her to roof of his relative’s house and molested the girl.

The victim raised alarm after she felt the pain but accused threatened her to keep mum. He later dropped her at marriage venue. But the girl told her parents about it who immediately lodged complaint with police. CSP Nishatpura Anil Tripathi said accused was arrested following complaint by parents of the girl. He is a labourer and lives in the same area where marriage was taking place.

He said the accused locked her in a room and molested her. A case has been registered against him.

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