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99-yr-old retired principal held for sexually assaulting 10-yr-old girl in TN

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 9, 2018, 12:14 pm IST
Updated : Jul 9, 2018, 12:55 pm IST

The police arrested Parasuraman from his house and confessed to his crime during interrogation.

'The parents found out about the incident of sexual abuse when she complained about stomach ache. When parents inquired that if she ate anything at school, she told them that the accused kept his private parts on her mouth,' police said. (Photo: Representational | File)
 'The parents found out about the incident of sexual abuse when she complained about stomach ache. When parents inquired that if she ate anything at school, she told them that the accused kept his private parts on her mouth,' police said. (Photo: Representational | File)

Chennai: A 99-year-old man, a father of seven children, was arrested in Chennai for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl on Saturday.

Accused, K Parasuraman, is a retired government school principal.

Parasuraman had constructed five homes, next to his house and rented out. The girl lives with her family in one of the rented homes.

The girl’s family had been living in the house for around two years. Her parents found out about the sexual abuse when she complained of a stomach ache.

Police said, when the girl’s parents inquired that if she ate anything at school, she told them that the accused kept his private parts on her mouth.

After hearing her daughter, the father immediately went and confronted the landlord, who was later arrested.

The police arrested Parasuraman from his house and confessed to his crime during interrogation. He has been under arrest under charges of penetrative sexual assault.

Accused, Parasuram has five daughters and two sons and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. All his children are settled in and around Tamil Nadu.

Tags: 99-year-old man sexually assault 10-yr-old girl, sexual assault, crime against minor, penetrative sexual assault
Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Madras)