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Tamil Nadu: Youth booked for 'sexual assault' of four-year-old found hanging

The man of Kudiyurrupu villge had allegedly sexually assaulted the 4-year old girl, in his neighbourhood, following which her parents lodged a police complaint.

Published: 24th June 2018 03:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th June 2018 05:51 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

RAMESWARAM: A 23-year old fisherman, wanted by police for alleged sexual assault of a minor girl, was found hanging from a tree near here today, police said.

The man of Kudiyurrupu village had allegedly sexually assaulted the 4-year old girl, in his neighbourhood, following which her parents lodged a police complaint.

Police were looking for him after registering a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) three days ago.

His body was spotted hanging from a tree near a burial ground on the outskirts of the village this morning, police said adding further investigation was on.



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