In Ahmedabad, a 62-year-old man was detained for molesting a young girl inside an elevator. The crime, which happened on Tuesday, was documented by the lift’s CCTV camera.
The 9-year-old, a Class 4 student, was reported to be returning home from school around 12.30 pm by Chandkheda Police. Bhanupratap Rana, the accused, was already waiting inside the elevator when she stepped inside to go to her home on the 11th floor.
According to the report, the minor informed her parents that the accused had assaulted her inside the elevator when she got home. Parents discovered that the accused had raped their child after reviewing the CCTV footage from the elevator.
In light of this, they went to the Chandkheda Police, reported the crime, and gave them the CCTV footage.
Rana was detained by police at his home. Under clauses of the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code, he has been detained for molestation.