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Sexual assault on blind kids: Cops to approach UK police

Sexual assault on blind kids: Cops to approach UK police
New Delhi: Activities of British national Murray Denis Ward in England, who is accused of sexually harassing three visually impaired children, will now be scanned by south Delhi police who will contact police in United Kingdom to know more about his life there.
Police sources told Millennium Post that seeing the gravity of the incident, police have decided to contact London police to know about the history of accused there.
"We will contact the police about his records in Gloucestershire from where he is living. So far, we have found that the accused had harassed three children of the institution," an investigator said.
Not only from UK police, the law enforcement agency can also contact the cops of Myanmar, Malaysia and Thailand as the accused before coming to India have lived in these places.
Cops have been probing that whether the accused have been involved in any sexual harassment case in these countries.
Police sources further claimed that the accused is not cooperating and said that he was not in the objectionable clips but the investigators confronted him with the video footages.
"We are not going by his testimony we are investigating the case from all possible angles," said a police official.
His cell phone and the MacBook have been sent to FSL for further investigation.
The accused Murray Denis Ward was working until April 2017 with Sterlite Technology Limited in Gurugram.
In February 2017, he had suffered a paralytic attack and since then, has been under treatment.
For better counseling of the three minor victims of the case, police was taking help of child specialist from AIIMS.
According to police, the incident came to light on Sunday at noon hours after they received a PCR call regarding sexual harassment of minor kids.
"Enquiry revealed that the accused who is a frequent visitor, associated as a regular donor with NAB for the last 8-9 yrs had subjected three minors, all blind residents of NAB, to paedophilic sexual harassment on Saturday," police said.
A case has been registered in this regard under POCSO Act. The accused, as per preliminary investigation, is found to be a pedophile.
Prashant Ranjan Verma, General Secretary of NAB, stated that they are extremely shocked and disgusted at this betrayal of trust by the volunteer and want him to be punished in accordance with the law.
"We are cooperating fully with the police who have so far been very professional and swift in their actions," said Verma.
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