Man accused of misbehaving with girl arrested

Aug 01, 2018, 20:07 IST | IANS

S Vignesh allegedly recorded his act and demanded money from the girl by threatening to upload the clip online if she did not part with Rs five lakh, a city police release said

Man accused of misbehaving with girl arrested
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A 21-year-old man has been arrested here for allegedly misbehaving with a minor girl whom he befriended on a social media platform, police said on Wednesday. S Vignesh allegedly recorded his act and demanded money from the girl by threatening to upload the clip online if she did not part with Rs five lakh, a city police release said.

He was arrested yesterday by policewomen based on a complaint from the 16-year-old girl's mother. A case has been registered against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POCSO), it said, adding that the man was produced in a court which remanded him to judicial custody.

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