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Updated December 27th, 2023 at 15:16 IST

77-year-old man held for sexually abusing 3-year-old girl in Kerala

On Wednesday, an elderly 77-year-old man was taken in custody for allegedly sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl

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Kerala: An elderly man in Kerala's Nadupunni district was held for allegedly sexually abusing a three-year-old girl, while she was sleeping on the wayside with her migrant labour parents.

According to the police, the 77-year-old man was nabbed on Wednesday. The incident occurred this morning, and the accused was nabbed soon after the crime, officials said.

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The officer told news agency PTI, “The girl was sleeping with her parents on a wayside place. The incident came to light after the parents heard the screams of the child. They found the child with the accused man a few meters away from the place,”

He added that the parents with the help of local people nabbed the accused and handed him over to the police.

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The victim is currently under treatment in a local hospital, they added.

An FIR will be registered and his arrest will be recorded soon.

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Published December 27th, 2023 at 15:15 IST

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