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MP: Woman finds husband trying to rape minor, raises alarm

Press Trust of India  |  Balaghat (MP) 

A man fled after his wife caught him undressing a minor girl, in an attempt to rape her, in Birsa area of Madhya Pradesh's district, police said today.

"(25) tried to rape the 10-year-old girl, a student of Class 5, while she was alone at her house on Friday evening. However, Netam's wife followed him and raised an alarm when she saw the accused undressing the victim," said

He added that the accused, who is known to the victim's family, fled from the spot and a hunt was currently underway for him.

"The victim's family filed a complaint today. Netam has been charged with trying to rape the minor as well as house trespass under relevant sections of the IPC as well as the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act," Parteti said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 20:40 IST