A police constable was arrested and sent to jail on Saturday on the charge of molesting a five-year-old girl near Birla Mandir here.

The 50-year-old constable, who was posted at Pirbahor police station, was caught red-handed by locals while molesting the girl and handed over to the police, said Superintendent of Police (City) Jayant Kant.

The constable has also been suspended by the police authorities, Mr. Kant said. - PTI