Thane: A teenaged boy was taken into custody for allegedly sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl from a slum area here, the police said on Monday.
The 15-year-old boy took the victim to a secluded place on the night of November 22 and sexually assaulted her near the Pragati Nagar slum colony in Nallasopara area of Thane district, Assistant Police Inspector A P Nigavkar said.
The complaint was registered by the victim’s family yesterday after which the accused was nabbed.
He has been charged under the IPC and also under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, police said.

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