Girl jumps from terrace to escape molestation bid

Girl jumps from terrace to escape molestation bid

In an alarming incident, a 12-year-old girl jumped from the terrace of a building at Nalasopara in Palghar district, nearly 60 km from downtown Mumbai, to escape a molestation bid.

The incident took place on Tuesday. The unidentified man, who attempted to molest the girl, is yet to be caught.

The Tulinj police station has registered a case under Indian Penal Code and POSCO and efforts are underway to track down the culprit.

According to reports, the man asked the girl about an address and when she was leading him, he started molesting her.

The scared girl went to the terrace of the fourth-floor building in Alkapuri area.

Locals rushed below and asked her not to jump. They also managed to get a bedsheet to reduce the impact.

In the process, the girl sustained serious injuries on her hip. She is currently admitted to the Nair Hospital in Mumbai.

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