The Hush Post: A 35-year-old man has been arrested by the Shimla Police for an alleged attempt of rape of an 11-year-old girl.
As per the police, Rajesh who belongs to Gaya in Bihar works as a labourer and used to live in the neighbourhood of the minor in Brockhurst area in Chotta Shimla. Senior officials of the HP government have their residences in the Old Brockhurst and New Brockhurst area. Rajesh allegedly lured the minor into his room and tried to silence her by covering her mouth with his hands while he allegedly tried to rape her. However, the screams of the little girl were heard by her parents and neighbours who immediately rushed to the place from where the sounds came from and rescued the girl child. The crowd beat up the accused before handing him over to the police.
The police has confirmed registration of a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) and Sections 376, 342, 506, 511 of the IPC at the Chotta Shimla Police Station.