22-year-old man held for rape attempt on 4-year-old girl
Mangaluru, Feb 13: In a shocking incident, a youth was arrested for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a four-year-old girl in a village near Belthangady in Dakshina Kannada district.
The incident took place on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Pramod, a 22-year-old shopkeeper.
The police said Pramod offered chewing gum to the girl and took her to his shop. As he was trying to undress the girl, the girl’s father arrived.
He handed over Pramod to the police and filed a complaint. The police arrested Pramod under the provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.