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Juvenile held for raping classmate

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 17-year-old boy was detained today for allegedly raping and impregnating a teenage girl who had delivered a baby girl last month, the police said.

The boy and the girl, also aged around 17, are classmates of intermediate first year in a college here.


"Following information that she had delivered a baby girl last month at a state-run hospital, the police registered a case under section 376 (rape) against the boy and he has been apprehended," Alwal Police Station Inspector T Anand Reddy told PTI.

Meanwhile, a city-based child rights 'Balala Hakkula Sangham' demanded an indepth enquity into the case alleging that there was negligence on part of the officials of the Police and Women & Child Welfare departments in not rescuing the new born and her mother. Further probe is on.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 20:57 IST
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