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Indore: A 20-year-old girl living in hostel alleged that she was molested by a worker in Palasia area on Friday. According to police, the victim said 36-year-old Rakesh working at the hostel came to her room for spraying pesticides and molested her.

On the other hand, the hostel owner claims that Rakesh who hails from Bihar has been working at the hostel since past 18 years and was never involved in any such activity. The police have booked Rakesh and are investigating the incident. In another incident, a woman alleged that she was returning home with husband in Lasudiya area on Thursday when accused Sushil Singh and Pradeep Singh stopped their two-wheeler with their car. The accused then molested the victim.

On stopping, the accused thrashed the victim and her husband and threatened them with dire consequences. In another incident, a minor girl was molested by 18-year-old Ravi Singh in Azad Nagar on Thursday. The scared victim reported the incident to family members who informed police. The police have booked the accused under POCSO Act and IPC sections.

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