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Youth held for raping minor girl in Goa

PTI  Panaji, October 15, 2012
First Published: 10:02 IST(15/10/2012) | Last Updated: 10:04 IST(15/10/2012)

A 21-year-old youth was arrested for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in Kalay village of Sanguem taluka, about 100 km from Panaji, police said on.

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The accused, Manjunath Shinde, who was living in the girl's neighbourhood, allegedly led her into his room on Sunday by luring her with some food items and raped her there, police said.

The victim's mother later lodged a complaint, police said, adding that the accused went into hiding in the nearby forest from where he was nabbed on Sunday evening.

Shinde, hailing from Karnataka, was working as a truck driver with a mining firm, police said.

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