Shimla: Man sexually assaulting minor for 9 months held

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh): A man has been arrested from Himachal Pradesh’s capital city Shimla for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor for past nine months.

The 53-year-old accused has been identified as Hardev.

A case has been registered under section 3 and 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and section376 of the Indian Penal Code.

Further investigation in the case is underway.

On November 13, the Himachal Police had busted a sex racket allegedly being operated in the guise of a spa and rescued six girls and also arrested two accused in connection with the case.