A case was filed by the police under POCSO Act and IPC sections for criminal intimidation

51-year old charged for molesting a 6-year-old child
news Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 09:18

A 51-year-old man M.Murugan has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly sexually abusing the 6-year-old daughter of a family relative on Sunday in Vellore.

Police told The New Indian Express that the parents have filed a complaint against the man who lives in Sivraj Nagar of Pernambut Town and alleged that the man had sexually abused the child when she was sleeping next to him on Sunday night and threatened her not to tell anyone. However, the girl went and told her mother about the incident on Monday morning after which the parents filed a complaint at the All Women Police Station, Janarthani.

A case was filed by the police under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and IPC sections for criminal intimidation which later led to Murugan’s arrest, according to TNIE report.

 

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