POCSO case accused jumps into sea during evidence collection
Kasaba: A man accused in a POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act case jumped into the sea after he was brought to the beach in Kasaragod district for evidence collection on Wednesday.
Police and fire and rescue service personnel are searching for the accused in the sea.
The accused has been identified as Mahesh, a native of Kudlu in Kasaragod. He was arrested in connection with a POCSO case registered at Kasaragod town police station.
The incident took place around 8.30 am. Mahesh was brought to the beach in handcuffs. When the officials took Mahesh near the groyne, he jumped into the sea.