"We have arrested a watchman, employed at a building in which the girl and her family stayed, for the March 20 incident," HAL inspector Sadiq Pasha said.
He said the man, Rajendra, was arrested the next day. He has been booked under Sections 4 (penetrative sexual assault), 6 (Rigorous Imprisonment not less than 10 years) and 8 (minimum sentence is three years which may extend to five years with fine) of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Acts and Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the IPC, Mr Pasha said.
Mr Pasha said the girl rushed home and narrated what had happened. As the news spread, people caught hold of Rajendra, beat him up and then handed him over to police, he said. The girl has undergone medical treatment, he added.
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