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Man held for raping 7-year-old girl

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 35-year-old man was Tuesday arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl at his house here, police said.

The man, a lorry driver, lured the minor to his house on January 19, they said based on a complaint lodged by the girl's mother.

A case under various IPC sections and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the accused, a police official said.

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First Published: Tue, January 22 2019. 18:25 IST