Shop owner booked under Pocso

Team Udayavani, Jan 3, 2019, 6:02 AM IST

Mangaluru: The police have booked a cellphone shop owner under the Pocso Act for sexually harassing a minor schoolgirl when she visited his shop to download songs. The accused has been identified as Salam, a resident of Sattikallu, who runs a mobile recharge and repair shop.

As per the complaint, the victim had visited Salam’s shop a few days ago to download some songs to her cellphone. During her visit, the accused allegedly inappropriately touched her hand and body parts and also harassed her sexually.

The victim explained about Salam’s behaviour to her parents after returning home. The parents immediately rushed to Vittal police station and filed a complaint. The accused is currently absconding.  

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