Man in TN arrested for sexually assaulting minor stepdaughter

Coimbatore: The police yesterday arrested a 35-year old man in Pollachi on the charges of sexually assaulting his nine-year-old stepdaughter for several months.

According to media reports, the girl had spoken about the incident to her class teacher and based on this a complaint was registered at the all-woman police station in Pollachi, after which the accused was arrested.

The man had married the girl’s mother two years ago and would abuse the girl whenever she was alone and threaten her of dire consequences if she revealed the issue to anyone, said reports.

NT Bureau