Dehra Dun: An ex-serviceman was arrested
for trying to sexually assault an eight-year-old girl here,
police said today.
On Tuesday, Shankar Gurung, resident of Nai Basti area,
took his neighbour - a student of class III- to a nearby
temple on the pretext of helping her learn painting and tried
to assault her, the police said.
Gurung was arrested yesterday after the girl escaped and
narrated the incident to her family members who lodged a
complaint against the accused, they said, adding that the girl
has been sent for medical examination.