K M Dayashankar
JAGTIAL: The Jagtial district police have arrested an 18-year-old youth on the charges of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl in Dharmapuri temple town police station limits on Wednesday evening.
Disclosing this to newsmen in Jagtial town on Thursday night, Superintendent of Police Sindhu Sharma said that following a complaint lodged by the mother of the victim on Thursday, the Dharmapuri police have registered a case under various sections including POSCO Act, 2012 and launched the investigation. The Dharmapuri CI Koteshwar along with his team had nabbed the accused youth in Nerella village outskirts on Thursday evening.
The accused is studying Intermediate first year in Karimnagar town. The Woman SI Navatha registered the case details from the victim and her mother and videographed the proceedings. Later, the victim was shifted to the government hospital for medical examination.