Man arrested for raping mentally challenged girl in TN

A man was Monday arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old mentally challenged girl here, police said.

PTI| Updated: Jun 09, 2014, 11:09 AM IST

Namakkal: A man was Monday arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old mentally challenged girl here, police said.

Ramesh had taken the girl to his house and allegedly raped her last night.

The girl`s mother lodged a complaint with police following which a case was registered under the Protection of Children from Physical Offences Act-2012 and Ramesh was arrested, Inspector Lakshmanakumar said.