The Perur All Women Police have arrested K. Serumalai (62) of Arivoli Nagar, Madukkarai, on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl. The police said that the accused, a differently abled who was engaged in scrap iron business, had asked the girl to get him beedi.

When she returned, he took her home and allegedly raped her. The girl went to her home, narrated the incident to her parents, who then lodged a complaint with the police.

He has been remanded in custody.

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