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Minor raped for 18 months, uncle held

| | New Delhi:

The Delhi Police has arrested a 40-year-old man from South-East Delhi's Jamia Nagar, who was accused of allegedly raping a minor child.

The accused, who is a close relative (Uncle) of the minor child, had allegedly raped her for one-and-a-half year. Police said that they were informed about the incident on April 7 following which an FIR under sections 376 (Punishement for rape) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the POCSO Act.

According to police, the victim was living with her family at Jodhpur slum where her uncle used to visit regularly.

He was allegedly raping her for 18 months and threatened her of dire consequences if she revealed it to anyone. The accused went to Malda in West Bengal in April, when the girl opened up and said everything to her mother about the incident and subsequently the police was informed.

A team was therefore formed and reached Malda and raided many places but the accused had absconded from there way before.                 

 
 
 

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