One booked for messaging minor girl


A case was registered at the women's police station in Panaji on Wednesday, against an unknown person for sending insulting and offensive messages to a minor girl through social networking sites.
Police said that the father of the victim girl complained that from February 23 to 26, the unknown accused person sent insulting and offensive messages to his daughter.
The women's police station has registered an offence under Section 66(A) (a) (b) of IT Act, 2000, Section 8 of the Goa Children's Act, 2003, and Section 12 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012. Police said that the girl uses her father's mobile for social networking. Police inspector E F D'Souza is investigating the case. [TOI]