Choudwar: Police on Wednesday has arrested a middle-aged man on charges of raping a 11 year old minor girl. The accused has been identified as Nira Gagarai (aged 50) of Jamena in Mahisananda panchayat.
As per sources, earlier around five months back, the accused had invited the girl of Dudhianali to his house on the pretext of various false promises and sexually assaulted her. The girl with fear and shamefulness had hidden the matter from her family. Now, when the girl is five months pregnant, her family members came to know of the fact.
After listening to the entire narration from the victim, the family members Nira who avoided them citing flimsy excuses. The relatives then lodged a complaint with Choudwar police, who registered a case (96/2017) under Sections 376 of IPC and 6 of the Protection of Children from sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and arrested the accused. Both the victim and the accused have been sent for medical examination.