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School cab driver held for sexually assaulting six-year-old in Delhi: Police

The incident was reported to the police on Monday and a case registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, police said.

delhi Updated: Aug 28, 2018 15:32 IST
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A six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a cab driver of a private school in southwest Delhi’s Palam village, police said on Tuesday. (File Photo)

A six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a cab driver of a private school in southwest Delhi’s Palam village, police said on Tuesday.

The incident was reported to the police on Monday and a case registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, deputy commissioner of police (southwest) Devender Arya said.

The accused driver has been arrested, he said, adding the matter is being investigated.

Earlier this month, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an electrician at a New Delhi Municipal Council school following which he was arrested.

First Published: Aug 28, 2018 15:32 IST