Mangaluru: Harassing minor girl, pestering her family - Youth booked under POCSO


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Dec 6: The personnel of Ullal police station here have arrested a youth under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. He reportedly was harassing a minor girl and pestering her family members to give her in marriage to him.

The arrested accused is Gautham from Kerala. He used to visit the girl's home unnecessarily, strike a conversation, and spoke to the girl. When talking to the girl, it was observed that he tried to establish physical contact with the girl and often touched her intentionally against her wishes. The girl's mother, who noticed this unwelcome behaviour, had advised him to mend his ways but he did not relent.


Ullal police station (file photo)

Overlooking the advice of the lady to stay away from her house, Gautham continued to visit her house and asked to perform the girl's marriage with him. He also threatened to kill the lady if she failed to perform her daughter's marriage with him. It is said that he contacted the girl often over mobile phone and harassed her.

The mother of the girl had filed a complaint against Gautham in Ullal police station. Based on the complaint, Gautham was arrested and booked under POCSO Act.

 

 

 

 

  

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