Priest, Son Held for Harassing Inmates

September 25, 2010

Tuticorin (TN),Sept25(PTI) A priest, running a children's home, and his son were today arrested for allegedly sexually harassing girl inmates in the age group of 10 to 15 years at Maninagar in Tuticorin district, police said. The sexual harassment came to light after a 14-year-old girl from Dharmapuri complained to her parents. Girls at the home told police, who conducted an inquiry following a complaint, that they had been sexually harassed and ill-treated by the priest Soundarajan and his son, Sebastian. A total of 12 girls and 22 boys were staying at the home, police added.

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