Sexagarian held for trying to molest differently-abled minor girl

Written by PTI | Mangalore | Updated: Aug 16 2014, 21:44pm hrs
A 65-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly trying to molest a physically challenged minor girl near here.

Police said Hassanar, who runs a grocery shop at Bolenthur, lured the girl, a Class V student, to his house by offering sweets and attempted to molest her yesterday.

Locals gathered when the girl screamed for help. Though Hassanar managed to escape, he was later picked up by police from a nearby place, police said.