Minor charged with raping hearing and speech impaired tribal woman in Bihar
Police said the incident took place at Mahuar village in Ramgarh police station area of Kaimur district in Bihar when the 40-year-old woman was cutting grass in a field.india Updated: Feb 10, 2017 19:21 IST
A hearing and speech impaired tribal woman was allegedly raped by a minor in Bihar’s Kaimur district, about 190km from state capital Patna, on Thursday evening.
Police said the incident took place at Mahuar village in Ramgarh police station area when the 40-year-old woman was cutting grass in a field.
An FIR had been registered under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (punishment for rape) against the accused, a Class 8 student, on the statement of the victim’s husband, the police said, adding the woman had been admitted at the government hospital here. The medical examination of the woman was conducted late on Thursday night, they said.
Kaimur superintendent of police Harpreet Kaur said as the victim was speech impaired the accused would be paraded along with some other boys of his age before her for identification. The accused was minor and action would be taken against him only if the medical report confirmed rape and his involvement was established, Kaur added.