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Man booked for raping minor girl in Goa

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

A 50-year-old man has been booked for allegedly raping a minor girl in Goa, police said.

The accused, a resident who has been working abroad, left soon after committing the offence in October, said on Tuesday.

The 14-year-old girl was raped repeatedly between October 15 and 20 by the accused residing in her neighbourhood at Sirlim village in South district, he said.

The matter came to light on Tuesday when the girl informed her mother about offence following which the latter filed a police complaint, he said.

Based on the complaint, a case was registered against the accused under IPC sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation), and relevant provisions of the Children's Act, Nayak said.

A search was on for the accused, he added.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 13:15 IST