The police have arrested a local labourer Lenin Michael Nirmal on charges of sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in Kottur area near Anaimalai in Pollachi taluk.

According to police, the girl studying in Standard Four was taken to a remote place and was sexually assaulted on Wednesday. Following a complaint from the girl, the parents lodged a complaint with the police. Meanwhile, the accused who went absconding was nabbed by the police within few hours from a hide out in Pollachi.

The accused was nabbed within few hours from a hide out

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