65-year-old man arrested for raping minor in Maharashtra's Kalyan

18 June 2018, 03:24 PM
(PHOTO: PTI)
(PHOTO: PTI)

An 65-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Thane district's Kalyan area, police said on Monday.

The young girl of eight years of age was raped in a public toilet at Kolsewadi in Thane on Sunday. The man has been identified as Kamundas Samarudas Manickpure, police said.

Police said that raped the 8-year-old girl when she went to a public toilet inKolsewadi locality in the afternoon yesterday.

A complaint was filed by the victim's family on Sunday evening following which the man was arrested late night, a Kolsewadi police official said.

"A case has been registered against the man for rape and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act have also been invoked," the official said. He said the man would be produced in the court on Monday and that further investigation into the incident was underway.

The man is a resident of Suchak Naka in Kolsewadi, the official informed.

First Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 03:17 PM

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