Juvenile held for raping minor

Updated on Aug 22, 2014 09:36 AM IST

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on the charge of rape on the complaint of his nine-year-old Class-5 neighbour, who alleged that the accused had been sexually exploiting her for two years.

By, Chandigarh

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on the charge of rape on the complaint of his nine-year-old Class-5 neighbour, who alleged that the accused had been sexually exploiting her for two years.
The accused has been arrested under Section 376 of the IPC and various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

A local court sent the accused to a juvenile home. The medical examination of the girl was conducted, which confirmed rape.

Earlier, the family of the victim had approached the Sector 3 police with a complaint against the accused. They alleged that the boy had entered the bathroom a few days back and raped her. The girl confided into her mother. The parents of the victim then approached the police and the family of the accused.

The accused as well the victim have been staying in the servant quarters of a house in Sector 8.

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