Police sources said that the girl’s mother had been working as a maid in the house of Raji of Karumandapam area. Parthiban, said to be a relative of Raji, had been staying there, The Hindu newspaper reports
The sources said that he had sexually harassed the minor girl. The offence came to light when the girl told her mother about this.
Acting on a complaint from the girl’s mother, Cantonment All Women Police registered a case against Parthiban under various sections of the POCSO Act, and arrested him. (Colombo Gazette)