Salem: A septuagenarian temple priest was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually harassing a minor girl at the temple premises at a nearby area, police said.
The 73-year-old-man, a widower, sexually harassed the eight-year old girl after yoga class yesterday evening by inappropriately touching her, they said.
The priest was allegedly often in the habit of doing this to other minor girl students.
The girl informed her parents, who then rushed to the premises along with other villagers, caught hold of him and handed him over to police.
He was produced before a mahila court, which remanded him to 15 days custody.