Mangaluru, Jan 7: A teenager has been arrested by the sleuths of Urwa police station in Mangaluru on charge of sexually harassing a minor girl.
The arrested is Rithin alias Nithin (19). Police said that he had sexually harassed the minor girl, who is studying in class 4, in his house in Mangaluru on December 24.
After returning from the school, the child had gone to the house of the accused near her house at around 4.30 pm to watch TV. The child ran away from his house when he tried to sexually assault her.
Later, the youth even forcefully gained entry into the house and allegedly issued a death threat to the victim child. The police have booked a case under various sections of the IPC and POCSO Act following the complaint by the victim's father.