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Wednesday, 24 October 2018

65yr-old man allegedly rapes 4yr-old girl

The accused was arrested late Monday

evening and produced before a local

court this morning.


A 65-year-old man was arrested for

allegedly raping a 4-year-old girl in

North Tripura district, police said

Tuesday. Speaking to indianexpress.com a

senior police official said that the minor

girl was lured by the accused at a village

in the district on the pretext of giving

her chocolate or candies.

“The incident occurred on Monday

morning. A 65-year-old man, who is a

neighbour of the victim, lured her on the

pretext of giving candies or chocolate.

The child was taken to his bedroom and

raped. The victim’s mother filed FIR at a

police station at 5:30 PM last evening,”

the official said.


The accused was arrested late Monday

evening and produced before a local

court this morning. The court then

remanded him to police custody for

questioning. The accused was charged

under the Protection of Children from

Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

Earlier on Saturday, another person was

arrested in South Tripura. He was

charged under POCSO Act on Monday

after the Tripura Commission for Women

(TCW) intervened.

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