Mumbai: Police arrested a 25-year-old Gym trainer for allegedly molesting a 16-year-old girl on Friday. Apparently, the trainer molested the teenager on the pretext of helping her in losing weight. The incident reportedly took place at Mahalaxmi Racecourse on August 12. According to the police, the gym trainer was identified as Rahul Pardesi.

On Monday, Rahul approached the victim and offered to show her a particular exercise which would help her in losing weight and started touching her inappropriately, the police said.

After the incident, the girl went home and told her parents who immediately approached the police.

A case was registered under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) act.

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