5​0-year-old man held in Hyderabad for attempt to rape on 12-year-old

By Author  |  Published: 12th Apr 2018  6:35 pm

Hyderabad: A 50-year-old ​security guard was arrested by the Medchal police on charges of ​attempting to rape a mentally ​challenged ​12-year-old girl here on Thursday.

According to the police, the suspect​,​ identified as Mohammad Khaja Vali, had gone to the girl’s house and ​attempted to sexually assault her​. Medchal Inspector S Venkat Reddy said the incident came to light when the girl began to ​scream, with the neighbours ​rushing to her rescue.

“Vali was arrested. A case was booked against him,” he said.

Further investigation is on.