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Coimbatore

Brother impregnates teenage sister, search on.

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Coimbatore : Search is on for a youth, who reportedly impregnated his younger sister in Selvapuram in the city.

According to police, the youth in his early 20s and studying a diploma course in Coimbatore was reportedly sexually harassing his sister studying in ninth standard at a Corporation school there.

The boy reportedly sexually assaulted the sister, when the parents were away a year ago, after which the act continued resulting in pregnancy, police said Monday.

Based on a complaint from the school teachers, who suspected the pregnancy, the Child Care Centre admitted the eight-month pregnant girl to the Government hospital.

After the girl narrated the incident and revealed the identity, police registered a case against the brother under POCSO Act, they said. The boy is now absconding and search is on.

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