Mathura: A constable of Railway Protection Special Force was arrested on Monday for allegedly trying to rape a minor girl at a platform of railway junction here.
Constable Vikas tried to rape the 11-year-old girl, a rag picker, at one side of the platform on Saturday, according to an FIR registered by railways police yesterday.
However, the girl shouted and several other children reached the spot and they also raised an alarm, police said.
Some GRP constables chased Vikas and he was later arrested following registration of a case.
"Vikas ran away to his barrack when two GRP policemen tried to nab him. He finally was arrested following the FIR filed by the girl," police report said.
"The constable will automatically be suspended since he has spent more than 24 hours in the prison," DIG railways DK Rai said.