S’pura - A primary school chowkidar identified as Abid was caught red-handed by some passerby in Saddar Muridke police on Thursday.

According to report reaching here, the accused chowkidar tactfully took an 8-year-old girl to his residence situated adjacent to primary school located in village Mari Chahal and tried to rape her.

On raising hue and cry by minor girl, a passerby rushed to the site and rescued the victim.

The chowkidar was handed over to Sadar Muridke police who got registered a case against PPC 376 / 311 on the report of girl’s grandfather Tariq.