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14-yr-old boy held for raping minor girl in Maha

Press Trust of India  |  Shirdi 

A teen-aged boy was detained for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl at the temple town in Maharashtra's district, police said on Monday.

The boy, aged 14 years, took the girl to an isolated spot at Nimgaon village, located around three km from here, where he allegedly raped her on Sunday evening, police station in-charge said.

The girl later informed about the incident to her parents who approached the police, he said.

A medical checkup of the boy and the girl was conducted at the following which the accused was detained and sent to an observation home, the said.

A case was registered against the boy under Indian Penal Code Section 376 (rape) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, he said.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 16:21 IST
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