A minor girl on Monday allegedly sexually assaulted by a 68-year-old man near here, police said.
The man has been arrested, they said.
The incident came to light when the 12-year-old girl complained to her mother.
The man, a neighbour, had entered the house when the girl’s mother had gone to the market, Inspector Mallika said.
The man was arrested following a complaint lodged by the mother, the inspector added.