Man held for impregnating minor girl, crime comes to light after victim delivers baby

Krishnagiri: Police arrested a 38-year-old man under relevant sections of POCSO Act. He allegedly impregnated a 17-year-old girl.

According to the report published in DC, crime came to light when the victim was taken to the hospital after she developed fits while traveling with her mother.

Doctors at Uthangarai Government Hospital referred her to another government hospital in Krishnagiri where she delivered a stillborn baby.

Upon asking the details, the girl revealed to her mother that she has an affair with a married man. The victim further said that the man had promised to marry her.

It may be mentioned that the accused is a married man and a father of three children.

Based on the complaint lodged by the victim’s mother, Kallavi police arrested the man on Thursday night.