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Coimbatore

Newly-married youth held for impregnating teenager

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Coimbatore : A newly married youth was arrested today under POCSO Act on charges of impregnating a teenaged girl, after promising to marry her.

The parents of the 17-year-old girl took her to a hospital as she complained frequent stomach pain, police said,

Tests revealed that she was in her fourth month of pregnancy and on questioning, revealed the identity of one Balakrishnan, a painter, who was staying near her house in Saibaba Colony, they said.

Based on a complaint, Balakrishnan, who got married only last week, was arrested.

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