New Delhi, Oct 29, News24 Bureau: A French girl who was in India recently in the Exchange programme had a terrible experience at her friend's place who co-incidentally lived at her home when she visited France again as part of the exchange programme.
When the French girl was packing her bags as she had to go to Jaipur the next day. Her friend in whose house she was living was doing her homework downstairs. Its then that the businessman, father of her friend came up to her and started staring which made her uncomfortable. things did not stop there and he grabbed her hand forcing her to touch his private part. When she shrugged his hands off he grabbed and embraced her tightly. When she discouraged his advances, he left the room.
The girl shared her ordeal with her friends and women teacher who alerted her parents and the French embassy.
The girl approached the police after returning from Jaipur and recorded her statement before a magistrate. The girl was shifted to stay with the family members of another student and has since returned to her country.
Based on the girl’s complaint, a case was registered on October 23 at Neb Sarai Police Station under IPC section 354 (molestation) and Section 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (sexual assault), DCP (south) Vijay Kumar said.
In her complaint, the girl told the police that she had come to India earlier this month along with some other students from her school and was assigned to stay with the businessman's daughter at their house. The girl told the police that on October 18 she had been packing for a trip to Jaipur when the accused man touched her inappropriately on the pretext of giving her "general advice".
The police said a team was sent to the businessman’s address after the complaint but did not find him or his family members at the address. A notice has been sent to him to join the probe. The police said the accused owns a small business in the colony in which he lives.
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