Tamil Nadu

Minor held under POCSO Act

The Ratnagiri police in Vellore district registered a case against a 15-year-old boy for sexually abusing a two-year-old girl on Wednesday.

According to the complainant, the boy sexually abused the child, while she was playing near her house. On seeing her returning home in tears, her parents suspected abuse as she was with the boy alone. The police said after preliminary inquiries, they arrested the boy under Sections 5(m), 5(n) and 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

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