Scientist held for abusing minors

Scientist held for abusing minors

He used to lure minor girl with toffees and chocolates and then abuse them.

A 62-year-old scientist was arrested for reportedly sexually abusing minor girls by luring them with toffees and chocolates, reports PTI from Agra quoting police.

"Vishnu Dutt Sharma, working with Jalma Institue of Leprosy and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, was arrested on Tuesday night," Shailendra Kumar, SHO, Taj Ganj police station said.

According to a complaint filed by father of one of the victims, the accused took young children to the terrace of his house and abused them.

Sharma, who is due to retire in September, is married with children, the police added.