Two held for attempting to misbehave with minor girls

By PTI Published on Jul 24, 2018 11:20 AM IST

Chennai: Two persons have been arrested in separate cases of allegedly "attempting to misbehave" with minor girls, police said.

They have been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act-2012 (POCSO), a city police release said.

In the first case, 40-year-old Ravindran was arrested for "attempting to misbehave" with a seven-year-old girl at Besant Nagar here yesterday when she was playing.

He was arrested after the victim's mother lodged a complaint, it said. The release said 20 year-old Govindkumar, hailing from Jharkhand, was arrested for "attempting to misbehave" with a 11-year-old girl at Kodungaiyur.