10-year-old girl raped in Punjab’s Muktsar

The incident occurred on Friday when the girl was alone at her home.

punjab Updated: Feb 04, 2018 20:31 IST
Press Trust of India, Muktsar
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A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour at Ramnagar village in Punjab’s Muktsar, a police officer said on Sunday.

The incident occurred on Friday when the girl was alone at her home, Muktsar SHO (Malout) Paramjit Singh said.

The accused was arrested and was sent to a juvenile home, Singh said.

A case under relevant sections, including section 376 (rape) of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) 2012 was registered against the accused, he said.

First Published: Feb 04, 2018 20:30 IST