NAMAKKAL /COIMBATORE/VELLORE: A 19-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly raping the three-year-old daughter of his colleague, at Mohanur near here on Thursday.
Police said S Prasad (19), a resident of Neikaranpatti, had befriended the victim’s father at a construction site in Mohanur. Over the months, Prasad became a frequent visitor to the victim’s house.
On Wednesday, Prasad came across the victim and her father at the Mohanur junction. As the girl’s father had some pressing work, he handed over the child to Prasad, asking him to escort her home. Prasad took the girl to an isolated spot and allegedly raped her. Later, he took the child to her house and handed her over to her mother, police said.
Shortly after, the child complained of pain in her abdomen. When her mother checked, she found the girl bleeding. The child was rushed to a nearby hospital, where the doctors confirmed that the girl had been sexually assaulted. Based on a complaint by the girl’s parents, the Mohanur police registered a case and nabbed Prasad on Thursday. During interrogations, Prasad confessed to the crime.
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