Driver molests British minor girl, held

Gurgaon, Sep 12 (IANS) A minor British girl was molested and sexually harassed here by her family driver who was arrested following a complaint, police said Thursday.

Driver Umesh, 29, a resident of Laxman Vihar phase 2, was arrested Wednesday for sexually harassing the nine-year-old Class 4 girl whose mother teaches in a school, police said.

The British family lives in Nirwana Country residential area here, police said.

"The accused, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, was working as a private driver at the victim's house for almost a year," Rajiv Yadav, assistant commissioner of police, told IANS.

He often molested the girl while dropping her at school and bringing her back from her school in Delhi, the officer said.

"The accused was Thursday presented before a court and was sent to judicial custody for 14 days," he added.

On the complaint of the victim's mother, police Wednesday lodged an first information report used under penal provisions and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act.


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