Youth arrested for attempting to molest minor girl in TN



Coimbatore (TN): A 24-year-old youth was arrested on charges of attempting to molest a minor girl in nearby Tirupur, police said on Sunday.

He saw the eight-year-old girl, who had come to Tirupur along with her parents from Delhi, playing on the verandah of the lodge they were staying in and took her to a lonely place and tried to sexually abuse her, police said.

However, the girl screamed loudly attracting her parents and others in the nearby rooms, who caught and handed over the youth to police yesterday.

The youth, a generator mechanic, was arrested and remanded to custody, police said.

PTI