Vijayawada: A case was booked against a 90-year-old man for molesting a 5-year-old girl in Vijayawada on Friday under Machavaram police station limits.
Picchaiah who belongs to Gunadala Venkateshwaranagar molested the girl while she was playing near his home on Thursday. According to Machavaram police, the elderly man called the girl and began touching her inappropriately which was seen by the girl's mother.
"I noticed the incident when I was in search of my kid who went out for playing," the girl's mother told CI Sahera Begum while lodging a complaint against him.
Based on a complaint filed by the victim's family, the police arrested him under POCSO act.