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molestation

The unwelcome touching or fondling—typically understood to be by an older person or one who is a position of authority—of a child or younger person or subordinate.
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Then he joined the boy in the back and molested him.
However, defence lawyer Fatima Abdullah has requested the defendant's acquittal, arguing that the maid could not have possibly molested the boy in front of his own mother.
However, prosecutors told Dubai Court of First Instance that it was a lie and once inside he molested two boys, aged nine and 13.
A man who killed five young girls after laying siege to a one-room Amish schoolhouse had told his wife he had molested two young relatives decades ago.
A man who laid siege to a one-room Amish schoolhouse in Pennsylvania, killing five girls, told his wife shortly before opening fire that he had molested two young girls who were his relatives decades ago and was tormented by "dreams of molesting again," authorities said yesterday.
Sharon Bottoms, the child's mother, had been sexually molested by her mother's boyfriend from the age of twelve to seventeen.
The idea that gay men molest boys was one of the big lies of homophobia for decades.
However, abundant evidence proved the former counselor abused and molested the child at home.
A FATHER has described the gut-wrenching moment his seven-year-old daughter told him she had been molested.
IN TWO separate incidents in Kashmir, a police officer was arrested on charges of molesting a 13- year- old girl and a CRPF man was stripped and thrashed by people for allegedly trying to molest another girl.
A MAN is accused of conning his way into a children's play area at a mall so that he could molest the kids inside.
The defendant's lawyer argued in court that his client did not molest or abuse the victim.