Man accused of sexually assaulting minor held

Gurgaon: An man has been arrested for an alleged sexual assault on a seven year old girl in the posh Sushant Lok area of Gurgaon, the police said today.

The accused, identified as Amresh, 26, was arrested on Saturday night from a restrobar in the sector 29 area.

“His arrest was made on the basis of a tip off. The police identified him after examining the CCTV footage as the culprit involved in raping a minor girl”, Gurgaon Police PRO, Ravinder Kumar said.

The incident occurred on April 29, last, year when the accused allegedly lured the child by offering sweets while she was playing outside her residence in Sushant Lok area, Kumar said.

The accused escaped after committed the crime, he claimed. An injured victim was later admitted to a hospital.

Police teams searched for the accused who hails from the a village in Madhya Pradesh, the officer added.

He had escaped to his native place but returned back in Gurgaon couple of months ago, he said.