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Police register case against youth under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting girl

Puducherry, May 16 (UNI) Bahour police registered a case under Protection of Children from Sexual offences (POCSO) Act against a 26-year-old youth for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl on Wednesday.

According to police, Vinod, an electricity department employee went to the house of the girl to take meter reading. Knowing that the girl is alone in the house, he sought some water to drink. When she went inside to take water, he followed her and locked the door.
When the girl screamed, he assaulted her and threatened to kill her. Later he sexually assaulted the girl and left the house.

The girl informed her parents and relatives of the incident, following which they lodged a complaint with the Bahour police.

Vinod is said to be absconding and police are on the look out for him.
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Telangana Govt appointments Gram Panchayat Tribunal

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Hyderabad, Oct 14 (UNI) The Telangana State government on Monday appointed three members to the Telangana State Gram Panchayat tribunal, an official .

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TN heist: 6 1 kg jewels seized, 1 more arrested

14 Oct 2019 | 11:28 PM

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No need to divide Mysuru: Siddaramaiah

14 Oct 2019 | 11:21 PM

Mysuru, Oct 14 (UNI) Former chief minister and Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah on Monday rejected the demand for a separate district of Hunsur, saying that there was no need to divide Mysuru.

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Adivasis stage dharna seeking pucca houses to Musurumilli project displaced

14 Oct 2019 | 10:53 PM

Kakinada, Oct 14(UNI) A large number of tribals under the aegis of Andhra Pradesh Adivasi Sankshema Parishad, staged a dharna in front of the Collectorate here on Monday, in support of their demands, especially construction of pucca quality houses to the displaced families, under the Musurumilli project.

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Telangana Cong welcomes CPI's withdrawal of support to TRS

14 Oct 2019 | 10:31 PM

Hyderabad, Oct 14 (UNI) Telangana Congress party on Monday evening welcomed the decision of Communist Party of India (CPI) to withdraw the support it had extended to TRS in the forthcoming byelections for Huzurnagar Assembly constituency.

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