Sirsi: Youth booked under Pocso Act

Source: DHNS | Published on 30th November 2021, 12:50 PM | Coastal News |

Sirsi: A 26-year-old youth was arrested and booked under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 for harassing a minor girl here on Monday.

The accused has been identified as Moulali Dade Ali Khan, a native of Kundgol taluk in Dharwad district and currently residing in Sirsi. According to police officials, the youth had called the minor girl to Salumarada Thimakka garden in the city and began harassing her. Alerted by this, the parents lodged a complaint against Moulali and the police arrested him. Further investigations are on.

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