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Govt employee arrested in Andhra


Press Trust of India Machilipatnam (AP)
A 30-year-old government employee, who allegedly impregnated a minor girl, was arrested in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district on Thursday, police said.
The incident came to light on Thursday when doctors at Machilipatnam government hospital confirmed the pregnancy during a preliminary medical examination, a police officer said.
The Class IX student had recently complained of stomach pain, after which her mother brought her to the hospital on Thursday, said sub-inspector A Durga Prasad.
Her mother lodged a complaint against the accused, T L K Swamy.
A case has been registered and an investigation is on. The accused was arrested and he is working in the Fisheries Department, the police added.

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First Published: Feb 28 2019 | 11:00 PM IST

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