A six-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a rickshaw-puller while she was on her way to school in central Delhi's Daryaganj area, police said today.
The incident took place in the morning yesterday, police said, adding that the accused, identified as one Mohd Ali, has been arrested.
According to police, the family members of the victim have complained that Ali used to molest their child while ferrying her to and from school.
Yesterday, after the girl reached home, she told her parents that Ali had behaved improperly with her and touched her in an inappropriate manner. The victim also alleged that it was not the first time Ali had misbehaved with her.
A case under the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered in the matter at Daryanganj police station, police said.