Jajpur: An elderly man was arrested today on charges of raping a five-year-old girl at Kuanrpur village under Mangalpur police limits in Jajpur district three days ago.
Although the incident took place on September 17, the matter came to light today after the victim’s family lodged a complaint against the accused with Mangalpur police.
According to reports, the minor girl who was alone in her house when the accused lured her with chocolates and outraged her modesty. The minor narrated the entire incident to her mother yesterday.
Following which, the victim’s mother lodged a complaint with the local police. Based on the plaint, police registered a case and arrested the accused man under relevant Sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.
Meanwhile, the police have recorded the statement of the minor girl and conducted both’s medical examination. Further probe in on into the case.