Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

Neighbour booked for raping minor in Amritsar


AMRITSAR: The police have booked a man, identified as Sourav, a resident of Wadda Haripura, for allegedly raping a 11-year-old daughter of his neighbour. A case has been registered at the Islamabad police station on the complaint of Kashmiro, the mother of the victim, under sections 376 (punishment for rape), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidati­on) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and various sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012. The mother alleged that the accused raped her daughter when she was alone at home. She alleged that the accused also threatened to kill her daughter.

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