Nation Crime 18 Jul 2019 Coimbatore: Daily wa ...

Coimbatore: Daily wager held under Pocso Act

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ANANTH MATHIVANAN
Published Jul 18, 2019, 1:57 am IST
Updated Jul 18, 2019, 1:57 am IST
Police said, Kalidhas, a daily wage labourer, was residing with family near Pollachi- Ramanamuthalipuram
Acting on the complaint, a police team launched a search and arrested Kalidhas under the Pocso Act on Wednesday.
 Acting on the complaint, a police team launched a search and arrested Kalidhas under the Pocso Act on Wednesday.

Coimbatore: A 25-year-old daily wager was held under the Pocso Act for attempting to sexually assault a nursing student.

Police said, Kalidhas, a daily wage labourer, was residing  with family near Pollachi- Ramanamuthalipuram. A few days ago, Kalidhas had allegedly made an attempt to sexually assault a third-year nursing college student, his neighbour, while her parents were out of home.

 

Kalidhas fled as the girl raised an alarm. A complaint was filed at the Kotoor police station by the girl’s parents. He was arrested on Wednesday was imprisoned at the  Central Prison here.

Acting on the complaint, a police team launched a search and arrested Kalidhas under the Pocso Act on Wednesday. Kalidhas was imprisoned at the Coimbatore Central Prison after being producing in court.

A higher police official told DC that Pollachi in recent days witnessed more number of cases related to women sexual harassment.

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