Tennis coach arrested for sexually assaulting his minor neighbour:

The Banasawadi police on Tuesday arrested a 30-year-old tennis coach for sexually abusing a minor luring her with candies.

The accused has been identified as Vinod Kumar S,a resident of Kanakadasa Layout and he was working as a coach in a private academy in Kacharakanahalli.

Senior officer told media persons,Based on a complaint by grandparents of the girl aged around five years.

Vinod was arrested and the girl lives with her grandparents after her parents separated a few years ago.

Vinod who stayed close by used to visit the house.On March 18 he had come to house and the girl was alone while grandparents were busy with daily chores .

He sexually assaulted her and escaped.The incident came to light when the victim started complaining pain and taken to a nearby private hospital where doctor after examination confirmed sexual assault.

Upon counselling she narrated the incident following which the family complained to police. Based on the complaint the police arrested Vinod under POCSO act and remanded him to judicial custody.