Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
exit_to_app
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightIndiachevron_rightTamil Nadu:12 men...

Tamil Nadu:12 men arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl

text_fields
bookmark_border
Tamil Nadu:12 men arrested for sexually abusing a minor girl
cancel

Chennai: The women police station of Thiruchengode arrested 12 men, including a BSNL junior engineer, on charges of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor girl.

The arrests were made on Tuesday evening after the parents lodged a complaint with the District Child Protection Officer (DCPO), Ranjitha Priya.

The girl who is a Class 6 drop out was living with her sister as her father was bedridden and her mother a daily wage employee. The arrested men included her sister's husband too.

"The girl's brother-in-law was the first to exploit her, after this several people sexually abused her which included the men at the homes where she used to go as a daily wage labourer," said Shakthi Ganeshan, Superintendent of Police, Namakkal, as reported by IANS

The DCPO in her inquiry found that 13 men had assaulted her and lodged a complaint with the Tiruchengode All women police station. Inspector A. Hemavathi arrested the accused. The minor girl has now been lodged at the Namakkal government protection home.

(With IANS inputs)

Show Full Article
TAGS:Tamil Nadu arrest sexual abuse minor girl 
Next Story