<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A 40-year-man has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a seven-year-old girl in the Khoda area of Ghaziabad on Thursday evening. The accused has been arrested and sent to jail on Friday.According to police, the accused has been identified as Ram Bahadur Sharma (40), a teacher by profession, who allegedly tried to rape the girl while he had gone to give her tuition classes on Thursday evening.Narrating the ordeal, the victim’s mother said that the teacher came to their house like every day on Thursday evening at around 7:30 pm.”I was sitting in my room and Sharma was teaching my daughter. All of a sudden, I heard a loud cry from her. I immediately rushed to the drawing room to see what was wrong and found that Sharma had put his hands inside my daughter’s clothes,” the mother said.The mother raised an alarm and gathered locals who then thrashed the tutor and rushed him to the police station.”The accused was brought to the police station in unconscious state. The mother lodged an First Information Report against the accused and on the basis of that we arrested him. He was rushed to the district hospital for treatment and later sent to jail on Friday morning,” said Akash Tomar, Superintendent Of Police (city), Ghaziabad.Police have arrested the accused under sections 376 (rape), 511 (attempting to commit offence), 452 (House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint) and 7/8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act..According to a senior police officer, the accused was a separated man and had been giving tuitions to the girl for the past four months.”He was a characterless man as his wife had also left him five years ago because of his wrong doings,” said a senior police officer.POCSO APPLIEDPolice have arrested the accused under sections 376 (rape), 511 (attempting to commit offence), 452 (House-trespass after preparation for hurt, assault or wrongful restraint) and 7/8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
His wife had left him five years ago