Vittal, Feb 22, 2020: Vittal Police have arrested a person on the charges of attempting to sexually harass a minor girl. The arrested person has been identified as Manohar of Punacha village.
It has been gathered that he was trying to harass a girl from the same village who was studying in seventh standard.
Sources said the accused was in love with the girl and was literally pestering her to reciprocate his love since the past one year. It is said the girl had visited Periyaltadka town on February 2 and was returning after making some purchase when the accused who was waiting for her at Toranakatte had harassed her.
The accused has been booked under POCSO. Further investigations are in progress.