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Youth uploads video after raping Uttar Pradesh teen for several months, arrested

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped here for several months by a youth, who has been arrested

india Updated: Jul 22, 2018 13:57 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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Activists holds placards as they protest against violence and crimes against women in Siliguri on July 26, 2013. (AFP/Getty Images)

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped here for several months by a youth, who has been arrested, police said on Sunday.

The youth had raped the girl on several occasions since January and threatened to upload videos of the incidents on the internet if she reported the matter, Circle Officer (CO) Rajive Kumar Singh.

He was arrested yesterday after he uploaded a clip on a social media site, he said.

The youth has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including rape, he said.

The victim was sent for medical examination, Singh said.

First Published: Jul 22, 2018 13:56 IST