• Download mobile app
27 Oct 2021, Edition - 2297, Wednesday

Trending Now

  • 34 dead as record rains lash Uttarakhand, trigger floods
  • Melbourne welcomes vaccinated Sydney residents without quarantine
  • India reports 14,623 new #COVID19 cases, 19,446 recoveries & 197 deaths in the last 24 hrs as per Union Health Ministry

Coimbatore

Two held for attempting to sexually assault a minor in Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Share

Coimbatore, Jan 18 : Two youths were arrested on Saturday for attempting to sexually assault a minor girl student near Annur, about 35 Kms from here.

According to police, the 13-year old girl eighth standard student was taken by a local, who is known to her to a maize farm Friday evening. Seeing them, another local also followed the duo, police said. As both attempted to sexually assault her, the girl screamed, attracting a few persons from neighbourhood, they said.

The girl’s parents lodged a complaint with All Women Police Station in Thudiyalur and arrested the duo identified as Kalidas and Aravind, both aged 23 years, in the early hours of Saturday. Cases under POCSO Act were registered against them and further investigations on, they said.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER