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16-year old boy arrested for sexual assault on minor girl in Coimbatore

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Coimbatore: Police Saturday arrested a teenager boy under POCSO Act for allegedly sexually assaulting an eight-year old girl two days ago in the city.

According to police, the girl studying un fourth standard had gone to bring firewood and graze the sheep in a bushy area in Cheran MaNagar.

The 16-year old boy also followed her and after cajoling sexually.assaulted her.

As the girl narrated the incident to the parents, they immediately lodged.a complaint with police, who in turn registered a case.under POCSO Act and arrested, they said.

Considering his age, boy was taken admitted to the juvenile school, police added.

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