Nashua man accused of touching girls is facing sex assault, other charges
September 20. 2017 8:30AM
NASHUA — A city man accused of inappropriately touching four juvenile girls in August faces two counts of sexual assault and other charges, police said.
Mohammod Rafique, 27, of 50 Lake St., Apt. C, was arrested at about 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, police said. According to a release, police had received a report Sept. 7 alleging Rafique – who knew one of the victims’ family members – had touched the girls and police obtained a warrant for his arrest.
He was charged with two counts of felonious sexual assault, each a Class B felony, as well as two counts of simple assault and one of attempted simple assault, all Class A misdemeanors, police said. Each felony is punishable by up to seven years in state prison, while each misdemeanor is punishable by up to a year in county jail, police said.
Rafique refused bail and was scheduled to appear in Nashua circuit court Wednesday, according to police.