Man arrested for raping, impregnating minor in HP
Uttar Pradesh

Man arrested for raping, impregnating minor in HP

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Hamirpur (HP), Jun 4 : A man was arrested for allegedly raping and impregnating a 15- year-old teenager in the district, police said on Thursday. The accused was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district after the victim's mother lodged a complaint on May 28.

She was raped twice by a neighbour and threatened dire consequences if she revealed the incident to anyone, the complainant said. The incident came to fore after the girl, who complained of abdominal pain, was rushed to local Medical College, and was found pregnant on May 26. A case under sections 376, 506 IPC and section 6, POCSO Act has been registered. Hamirpur SP Arjit Sen Thakur said after committing the crime, the accused fled the district.

The accused was traced in Saharanpur, post which a team brought him here on transit remand. He further said that the medical examination of the man was being conducted and further probe is on. (UNI)