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.