Jharkhand man accused of raping girl remanded in judicial custody

  • | Sunday | 24th April, 2022

Jamshedpur, Apr 24 (PTI) A 44-year-old man was on Sunday forwarded to 14 days of judicial custody for allegedly raping a girl in Jharkhand"s East Singhbhum district, police said.The accused was arrested on Saturday, a day after he had allegedly raped the minor in Tetuldanga village.A special police team, formed soon after the victim"s family lodged a police complaint, raided the accused person"s house in the same village, and arrested him.The police have started a case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act based on the girl’s statement, the police said. PTI BS SBN MM MM

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