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Man arrested for raping 9-yr-old girl

IANS  |  Gandhinagar 

A 24-year-old man, who was on run after raping and sodomising a 9-year-old girl in Gujarat's district, has been arrested, police said on Monday.

According to a complaint filed by victim's mother Divyaben Madhvi, Kamlesh alias Murli Bharwad lured her daughter into his house and committed the crime.

He has confessed to the crime, a said.

"Also, the culprit confessed to have committed similar act twice about a fortnight ago and threatened the girl not to inform anyone. The accused had also threatened to repeat the act if the victim informed anyone about the act," said Rajkot's of

It was after the victim complained of unbearable pain on Sunday that her mother came to know about the ghastly incident.

Murli has been booked under various sections pertaining to rape and unnatural sex offences under the Indian Penal Code and under the Protection of Children from Act, police said.



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:14 IST