Attempt to assault 13-year-old girl; father in police custody
Alappuzha: Police arrested a man under POCSO act in connection with an attempt to assault his 13-year-old daughter in Alappuzha. The girl revealed the matter to a lawyer in her neighbourhood when the man continued to abuse her. Following this, police took action against the father.
The girl has been living with her paternal grandmother and great grandmother after her mother abandoned her.
In the statement given to police, the girl said that her father has been abusing her for a long period.
The accused was remanded.