2 From Odisha Held for Bid to Abuse Girl

Published: 26th August 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th August 2014 04:28 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: Two migrant workers from Odisha, Sekar Pradhan (25) and Purushotaman Pradhan (31) were arrested on Sunday on charges of attempting to sexually abuse an eight-year-old girl at Naduveeranpattu village in Kancheepuram district.

Police said the two were in an inebriated state when they forcefully took away the child around 6 pm. “The child was accompanying her mother to a shop. As they were returning, the child was walking a bit away and the accused took her away,” said a Somangalam police officer. Both were remanded to judicial custody. 


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