A 19-year-old intermediate college student in this Uttar Pradesh district has been arrested for allegedly trying to outrage the modesty of a minor girl, police said on Thursday.
Sahil, a student of a government-run intermediate college in Khalilabad, was arrested on Wednesday.
The accused allegedly made indecent gestures at the Class 9 student when she was playing kabbadi on campus on September 16, Circle Officer Dipanshi Rathore said.
The girl informed her family members about the incident and a complaint was lodged on Wednesday, Rathore added.
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An FIR was registered against Sahil under provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the POCSO Act. He was arrested and sent to jail. An investigation is underway, the officer said.