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
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.
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.
The victim is currently under treatment in a local hospital, they added.
An FIR will be registered and his arrest will be recorded soon.
Published December 27th, 2023 at 15:15 IST