Five ar­rested for sex­u­ally abus­ing mi­nor

The New Indian Express - - TAMIL NADU/ SOUTH -

Kozhikode: The po­lice on Fri­day ar­rested five per­sons for sex­u­ally abus­ing a mi­nor girl in Thama­rassery. The ar­rested per­sons re­port­edly got ac­quainted with the girl through In­sta­gram. The ar­rests were made based on a com­plaint lodged by the par­ents of the 16-year-old girl, po­lice said. As per the com­plaint, the in­ci­dent is said to have oc­curred on Novem­ber 30. Rel­e­vant sec­tions of the POCSO Act have been slapped on the ac­cused, the po­lice said.

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