Coimbatore

19-year-old held under POCSO Act in Krishnagiri

A 19-year-old boy was arrested under POCSO Act for sexually harassing a 12-year-old boy in Uthangarai here. The accused, a polytechnic student, was arrested following a complaint from the parents of the minor boy. The Singarapettai police registered a case, but the accused was allegedly at large. However, on Tuesday, the police secured the boy and remanded him in judicial custody.


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