BJP leader arrested for sexually assaulting minor in train

ANI | Updated: Apr 23, 2018 09:52 IST

BJP leader arrested for sexually assaulting minor in train .

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr . 23 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in the Thiruvananthapuram-Chennai express .

The accused has been identified as KP Prem Ananth, an advocate .

He was a BJP candidate from RK Nagar constituency, in Chennai, during 2006 assembly election .

Following the complaint of the child, Erode Railway Police arrested the accused under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Sunday and later remanded in judicial custody .

The accused allegedly assaulted the minor girl when she was asleep . The victim woke up and shouted, following which her family nabbed him . (ANI)

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