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Case registered against man for allegedly raping mentally challenged girl in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

A case was registered against a man on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 16-year-old mentally challenged girl repeatedly over the past several months in Rajasthan's district, police said.

The girl's father alleged that the accused, Aslam Mohammad, raped her when she used to be alone at home, station SHO Shri Mohan said.

The matter came to light when the girl started showing pregnancy-related symptoms, he said.

The case has been registered against the accused under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the added.

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

First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 20:56 IST
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