Abducted +2 school going girl rescued

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POSCO Act
POSCO Act

POSCO act was slapped on a 27 year old man from Salem, on charges of abducting a 16 year old +2 school going girl of Hosur.

Manivannan (45), (name changed) lives in Kothur area in Hosur. His daughter is 16 year old and she is doing her +2 in Hosur girl’s higher secondary school.

On 11th of this month, the girl went missing from her house.

Mani and his family searched for the girl in their relatives and friends places, but were not able to find the girl.

Mani got a tip off that, the girl was abducted by a 27 year old man with a promise of marrying her.

Mani lodged a complaint with Hosur Anaiththu Pengkal kaaval nilayam.

Police investigated the case and identified Ramesh (27), a native of Salem district as the accused.

Police searched and arrested Ramesh under POSCO act.

Note: Under POSCO act, identities of both accused and the victim has to be kept undisclosed. But in this case, several news papers have published the real identity of the accused and the victim.

Download POSCO Act 2012 – The Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act