A 25-year old man was arrested today on the charge of sexual harassment of a teenaged girl, his neighbour, police said today.
The man, a percussion instrument 'thavil' artiste of Vattakadu near Anthiyur in the district, had sexually assaulted the 14-year old girl yesterday in his thatched shed.
She raised alarm following which the man ran away from the place.
After she informed her family members, they lodged a police complaint.
The man was arrested and produced before a magistrate court in Bhavani which remanded him to judicial custody for 15 days.