11-year-old girl ‘sexually harassed’ for 7 months in Chennai, 18 held

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New Delhi, July 17: Eighteen men have been arrested for allegedly sexually harassing an 11-year-old girl in Chennai. The girl was allegedly sexually harassed for over 7 months at an apartment building in Chennai.

The accused involve security men, lift operator and water suppliers in the apartment where the minor girl stays.

The police investigation into the case is underway.

The girl was allegedly sedated and given spiked soft drinks. The police also said that she was also blackmailed.

The matter came to light after the victim, a class seven student had narrated the sequence of incidents to her elder sister, who later brought this to the notice of their parents, following which a complaint was lodged on Monday, a senior police officer told news agency PTI.

Later, her mother approached the police and filed a complaint in connection with the case on Sunday.


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