A man was today arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old boy living in his neighbourhood at Kolegaon in Dombivli in the district, the police said.
The accused, Dinesh Lawhari (36), was arrested by Manpada police for the incident that took place last Sunday at at his house.
Lawhari, who works as a housekeeper, was arrested under IPC sections and sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the police said.
A complaint against the accused had been lodged by the boy's parents on Friday.
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