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US Indian arrested for luring teenager

Kishor Patel used to initiate online chats with an undercover FBI agent who he thought was a teenage girl.

india Updated: Jan 30, 2007 13:44 IST

An Indian man in Kentucky has been arrested in the US for trying to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex.

Kishor Patel had been communicating online with an undercover agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who he believed was a 14-year-old girl.

During the online chat initiated by Patel, he made plans to meet his correspondent at the mall, then take her somewhere for sex, the Courier Journal newspaper reported. The man was 39 years old.

First Published: Jan 30, 2007 13:44 IST