17-yr-old girl raped in Saharanpur, 5 relatives booked

  • | Sunday | 26th November, 2023

MEERUT: A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 17-year-old girl over two days in August. Four others were booked for their alleged involvement, Saharanpur police said. SHO of Kotwali Dehat, Satendra Prakash, told TOI, The incident came to light on Friday when the minors mother filed a police complaint. She alleged that a relative took her daughter to his residence and raped her for two days.Police registered an FIR under relevant IPC sections and Pocso Act. The main accused was arrested from his house.SP (city) Abhimanyu Manglik, said, The girl escaped and reached home after two days. Initial probe revealed the girl was in a relationship with the accused and eloped. However, minors consent isnt considered as per Pocso Act, SHO added. The SP added, Were investigating why the family waited three months to file an FIR. Meanwhile, well conduct a medical examination of the minor.We also published the following articles recentlyPOCSO court sentences Haryana man to 20 years in jail for raping minor girlIn a swift judgment, a special POCSO court in Haryanas Jind district sentenced Dinesh to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping and raping a minor girl. ADSJ Dr. Chander Hass presided over the case, imposing a fine of Rs 31,000. The victims family reported the incident to Narwana Sadar police station on October 12, 2022, accusing Dinesh of kidnapping and threatening the girl into silence. Sub Inspector Prem Kumari gathered substantial evidence against the accused, leading to a conviction by the ADSJ. The court ordered the accused to pay Rs 4 lakh through the district legal services authority (DLSA) to the victim. All sentences are to run concurrently. The victims identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy.Man convicted in Pocso case for touching a 14-year-old girl inappropriately at shelterA Delhi court, presided by the additional sessions judge (Pocso), convicted a construction labourer under the Pocso Act and IPC sections for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in a shelter home. The accused was found guilty of inappropriately touching the victim and attempting to lure her into having sex by offering money. He called the victim towards the bathroom and insulted her modesty by making inappropriate gestures. The accused denied all allegations and claimed to be falsely implicated due to a dispute over a mobile phone.26-year-old man dies by suicide in mosque in UPs SaharanpurA 26-year-old man died by suicide in a mosque in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. Aamir, a resident of Shamli, hanged himself inside the mosque after offering namaz. The incident was captured on CCTV and the police confirmed the sequence of events. The investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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