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Police rescue 5-year-old girl kidnapped by youth for sexual assault

June 1, 2022, 5:12 pm

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Jaipur: A young man kidnapped a 5-year-old girl while she was playing outside her house, but before he could sexually assault her, the police swung into action and managed to rescue her. The incident that took place in Mansarovar police station area shocked the family members and neighbours.

The police found the girl on the basis of CCTV footage. The girl was found nearly 1.5 km from her house. The police have taken the suspect into custody and are interrogating him.

According to the police, the girl was playing outside her house. The girl had come to her maternal uncle's house during summer vacations. A man approached her and offered to buy her biscuits. He took her with him. But the family members came to know about her disappearance immediately so they informed the police. The cops acted on the information and started a search for her.

The police teams inspected the footage of CCTVs in the area and spotted a man taking the girl away from the locality. Based on the CCTV footage, the police traced the suspect. The police caught the accused man, identified as Dinesh Kumar while he was allegedly trying to molest the girl at an isolated place – about 1.5 km from her house. The accused Dinesh Kumar Jatav, a resident of Madhya Pradesh, was taken into custody.

First published: June 1, 2022