Tiruvannamalai, Tamiil Nadu: The police said that a man allegedly attempted to sexually assault an American woman in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruvannamalai on Sunday, following which he was arrested.
Speaking to media, the senior police official said that the man, a native of Namakkal, who was roaming around the temple town falsely claiming to be a saint “attempted to sexually assault”.
The PTI news agency quoted the senior official as saying, we are questioning him, investigation is going on and nothing more could be divulged now.”
During the police investigation, the police found that the woman was staying in a rented accommodation in pursuit of spiritualism.
Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu, dotted with several ashrams, is popular for the ancient Sri Arunachaleswara temple and many spiritually inclined people have made this town their home.