A 50-year old businessman arrested in Kerala for allegedly molesting a minor girl inside a cinema hall in the Malappuram district.
The news of sexual abusing of the 10-year-old child inside a movie theatre came to light when the visuals of the incident captured on the CCTV of the theatre were aired by Malayalam news channels.
The businessman identified as Moideen has been taken into the police custody based on the CCTV footage. He is booked under Section 354 of IPC (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and the POCSO Act.
The incident took place at a theatre in Edapal in Malappuram district on April 18. Moideen, from Thrithala, abused the child for nearly two-and-a-half hours inside the theatre, reports Mathrubhumi news.
More shockingly the minor girl was accompanied by a woman reportedly said to be her mothers who was aware of what was happening, but failed to act in any manner to stop the abuse.