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Minor threatened to withdraw attempt-to-rape case

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

A 16-year-old girl has alleged her family was being pressured to withdraw an attempt-to-case against a man who has been jailed in the matter, police said Friday.

of Police (city) Omvir Singh said the girl approached the police Thursday with her complaint.

According to her complaint, the man, in her early 20s, had attempted to her on August 9 in station area in the district. She filed a police complaint against the man and he was booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and sent to jail the same day, Singh said.

In her complaint Thursday, she has alleged that she was being pressured into withdrawing the case, the SP said.

He said the matter was being probed.

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First Published: Fri, September 07 2018. 11:10 IST