Man arrested

The Avadi police arrested a 42-year-old man on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. The police said the suspect, Kuzhandaivelu, a representative of a local trust running a hostel in Avadi, had reportedly misbehaved with the girl from Kancheepuram, a resident of the hostel.

A complaint was lodged by a local politician.

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