Three accused in Sarkaghat minor rape case arrested in Himachal Pradesh

The Mandi police today arrested all three accused in the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl in Sarkaghat area.

Published: 25th August 2017 12:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th August 2017 12:04 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SHIMLA: The Mandi police today arrested all three accused in the alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl in Sarkaghat area.

According to a complaint by the girl, she was abducted by Riyajul and his two accomplices, Arif Khan and Anjak Khan, from Morla Kanchi on August 21, police said.

She was taken to Arif's house in Sarkaghat where she was raped, they said.

The police had arrested Arif yesterday and managed to nab Riyajul and Ankaj today.

"The accused have been booked under section 363 (kidnapping), 376 (rape) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and section 4 of POCSO Act," a police official said.

The accused were produced at a local court today which remanded them to police custody till August 25.

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