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Man arrested for minor's rape

The police on Friday arrested a man for raping a “12-year-old” girl. There is doubt about the age of the girl. “To find out the age another medical will be conducted on November 20 by a board of doctors. The age as claimed by the parents is 12-13 year,” said Inspector Arvind, SHO of Chandimandir police station.

chandigarh Updated: Nov 16, 2013 10:54 IST
HT Correspondent

The police on Friday arrested a man for raping a “12-year-old” girl. There is doubt about the age of the girl. “To find out the age another medical will be conducted on November 20 by a board of doctors. The age as claimed by the parents is 12-13 year,” said Inspector Arvind, SHO of Chandimandir police station.


As per police, accused Vikram alias Vicky, who is in early twenties, eloped with the girl on November 3. After that on the complaint of the parents a case under section 363 (kidnapping) and 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her for marriage) was registered.

Both girl and Vikram were found by the police at Una, Himachal Pradesh, on Friday. The girl was brought to Panchkula. Her medical confirmed rape, following which rape section was also added against Vikram.

The girl had refused to go with parents and had been sent to Karnal’s Nari Niketan.

“We are investigating the case from all angles. We have added relevant sections of the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act as well. The accused was produced before the court on Friday and he had been sent to judicial custody,” inspector Arvind said.

The girl used to live in slums along the Ghaggar river.