Man arrested for raping minor niece in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district

The 11-year-old girl's mother had gone to visit a temple and had asked her brother, who was at home at the time, to take care of the minor.

Published: 11th August 2018 06:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th August 2018 06:12 PM   |  A+A-

Rape

For representational purposes

By PTI

SIDHI: A minor girl was allegedly raped by her uncle in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district when her mother had gone to visit a temple, police said today.

The incident happened yesterday in a village under Churhat police station limits and the accused had been arrested, an official informed.

The 11-year-old girl's mother had gone to visit a temple and had asked her brother, who was at home at the time, to take care of the minor, additional superintendent of police Suryakant Mishra told PTI today.

"The accused raped the minor and she narrated her ordeal when her mother returned home late yesterday evening. The accused had left for his home by then," he said.

The victim's parents lodged a police complaint after which the man was arrested and charged for rape under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the official informed.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

Asian Games 2018