During the sentencing on Tuesday in Lexington, Kentucky, Abdul-Munim Sombat Jitmoud hugged Trey Alexander Relford, who cried as it happened, according to CNN affiliate WKYT.
The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal at the Raj Niwas in New Delhi.
The incident took place yesterday when the girl, who is disabled in hands, was alone at her home under Laalbaag police station limits, a local police official said.
The CISF, that is tasked to guard 59 civil airports in the country, was alerted by the Finance Ministry to check the suspicious movement of cash and other high value items in the wake of the notes ban of the old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes in November last year.