Udhagamandalam, Oct 12 (PTI) A 19-year-old man lodged in the Central Jail in Coimbatore for allegedly sexually assaulting a two-yer old girlin Nilgiris district was today detained under the Goondas Act.

Ilayaraja was arrested in August on charges of sexually assauling the girl, who was playing in her house.

The relatives of the girl lodged a complaint to the district collector who ordered his detention under Goondas Act.

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