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Man held for 'sexually harassing' girlfriend in TN

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

A 21-year-old man was today arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a minor girl here, police said.

The accused was in love with the 17-year-old victim for the past one year and misbehaved with her by promising to marry her, they said.

The girl's mother lodged a complaint with the all-woman police, who booked a case against under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 and arrested him.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:40 IST