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Maharashtra: Teen raped and murdered by step-father in Pune, probe underway

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A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her step-father in Bhosari area of Pune city, police said.

The matter came to light after the victim's mother and her sister registered their complaint with the Bhosari police station on Thursday.

"A complaint was registered that a girl has been raped and murdered by her step-father. We have booked the accused under the POCSO Act. The girl was also strangulated by her step-father," said Shankar Autade, Police Inspector, Bhosari Police Station.

The accused is on the run and the efforts are on to nab him.

More details in this regard are awaited.

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First Published: Fri, December 13 2019. 15:31 IST