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Friday, 03 December 2021 7.13 AM IST

60-year-old man abuses eight-year-old girl after promising to buy her sweets, gets arrested

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KOLLAM: A 60-year-old man has been arrested for abusing an eight-year-old girl after luring her by promising sweets. Manirajan, a native of Kottukal, was arrested. The eight-year-old and her 13-year-old brother were at home when their mother went to work. The accused took the girl out of the home and abused her at a nearby construction site.

The brother heard the child crying and rushed to the spot. When the locals came to know about it, Manirajan ran away from the place. He was arrested shortly after police arrived on the scene. The injured child was admitted to Kadakkal Taluk Hospital. A case has been registered against Manirajan under various sections including POCSO. The accused was produced in court and remanded.

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