A 45-year-old man was arrested on charges of molesting a nine-year-old girl at Kumaramangalam near Thiruchengode on Saturday. S Kaliamoorthy (45) lured the girl to his place with money while she was playing with her friends outside her house, on Saturday evening. He later took the child to a secluded spot and molested her.
Meanwhile, the victim narrated the incident to her parents when they returned from work. They immediately rushed the girl to the Thiruchengode GH, and later lodged a complaint with Thiruchengode rural police.
Based on the complaint, police booked Kaliamoorthy under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 and arrested him.