Chennai, July 10: A 99-year-old retired headmaster, was arrested on Saturday from his residence in Avadi road at Senneerkuppam in Chennai for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.
The headmaster has been identified as K Parasuraman. Parasuraman has constructed a series of five houses adjacent to his, and let it for rent. The victim, who studies in Std V in a government school, lives with her parents in one of the houses rented out by Parasuraman.
It was only when the girl complained of a stomach ache, the victim's parents came to know that their daughter was sexually abused by the 99-year-old man.
After hearing the girl's narrative, the father, Rajesh, an auto driver confronted Parasuraman, and the family filed a police complaint.
The victim's mother alleged that her daughter was not the only victim and that the man was aided by his daughters in luring children.
Parasuraman was arrested under charges of penetrative sexual assault and remanded in judicial custody.
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