Coimbatore: Police have arrested a 70-year-old man for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl in Coimbatore.
Identified as Kanakaraj, the accused used to run a wholesale grocery shop. It is alleged that the molested the girl who was living nearby.
He was arrested and taken to Bavani sub-jail early today morning. Further investigations are on.
This comes just weeks after the Chettipalayam police in Coimbatore arrested a 48-year-old man on charges of circulating child pornographic content on social media.
C T Sunilkumar, a native of Kerala, was arrested based on information shared by the Cyber Tipline monitoring facility at the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
The police said that Sunilkumar, who was staying at Ambal Nagar, near Malumichampatty and working in a canteen at the airport, had uploaded child pornographic content on social media.