Published: March 31, 2020 11:49:56 pm
A 40-year-old man was arrested by the Chhota Udepur police on Monday for allegedly raping and impregnating his 15-year-old sister-in-law. According to the police, the survivor lived together with her married elder sister as she was enrolled in a close-by college.
On Sunday, the girl was rushed to the hospital after complaining of extreme abdomen ache. She gave beginning to a untimely stillborn child, police stated. Following this, she shared her ordeal together with her sister and a criticism was registered with the Chhota Udepur police. In her criticism, the minor has alleged that she was raped a number of instances by her sister’s husband between 2018 and the current.
The accused has been booked below expenses of rape and below related sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. “The girl was threatened by the accused to not inform anyone. She did not realise she was pregnant until Sunday. We have arrested the accused and all medical examinations have been conducted as well,” stated the investigating officer within the case.
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