Daijiworld Media Network -Mangaluru (DV)
Mangaluru, Sep 12: Ullal police on Sunday September 12, detained a man for allegedly sexually harassing a five-year-old girl. The incident was reported near Natekal.
The accused is arrested under POCSO act is identified as Arif Pasha (30) hailing from Kalasipalya, Bengaluru. At present, he is residing at Kalkatta.
It is said that the accused, who knew the girl's father, had assured the girl of giving her some eatables. He had then taken the girl to a desolate area. She ran out of fear from the place and cried for help.
When activist couple Yashu Pakala from Talapady, who were travelling on a bike, noticed the girl crying for help, they questioned her. The girl then narrated her ordeal. The couple then caught the accused with the help of locals and handed him over to police.