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Man held for raping 17-yr-old niece in Rajasthan


Press Trust of India Jaipur
A man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping her 17-year-old niece in Pratap Nagar area here, police said.
Based on a complaint lodged by the girl's father, a case was registered against Ravi Sharma under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and provisions of the POCSO Act, Pratap Nagar police station in-charge Sanjay Sharma said.
The accused was blackmailing the girl on the basis of a video clip and had demanded money from her, he said.
A probe into the matter was underway, he added.

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 4:25 PM IST

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