History-sheeter held for sexual abuse of school girl

DN Bureau

A history-sheeter has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in Chennai.

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Chennai: A 20-year old history-sheeter has been arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl, police said here Friday.

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Yashwanthraj was held Thursday for allegedly impregnating the 17-year old Class XI student by promising to marry her, the police said.

Based on her mother's complaint, all-woman police arrested him and a probe revealed he was a history-sheeter.

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He was produced before a court and remanded in custody, they added. (PTI)

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