Sitabuldi Police have arrested 33-year-old Gajanan Babanrao Dandekar for allegedly molesting a minor student of Allen Career Institute in Dharampeth. Dandekar, a resident of Seminary Hills, works at the Raymond showroom adjacent to the Allen Career Institute in Nagpur’s Dharampeth area.
Police sources said that the 16-year-old victim was on her way to attend classes at the institute when the accused molested her. Frightened, she informed her mother about the incident on returning home. She and her mother then approached the Sitabuldi police station to file a complaint.
Taking action in the case, Sitabuldi police have arrested the accused as per Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code and the relevant sub-sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act. The accused is not in police custody.