Rajasthan: Neighbour rapes 17-year-old tribal girl in Kota

29 October 2017, 09:10 PM
Rajasthan: Neighbour rapes 17-year-old tribal girl in Kota. (Representative Image)
Rajasthan: Neighbour rapes 17-year-old tribal girl in Kota. (Representative Image)

A 17-year-old tribal girl was allegedly raped multiple times by her neighbour in Rajasthan’s Kota, police said.

According to police, the incident came to surface after the victim’s parent lodged a complaint with a deputy superintendent of police rank officer in Kota’s Anantpur area on Sunday morning.

Police said, the victim’s parent in their complaint have stated that one 27-year-old man living in the same neighbourhood had raped their daughters in different occasions.

Police said the accused identified as Vijendra Singh alias Gajju has been arrested. He has been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code including Section 376 (rape), and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

According to parent’s of the victim they learnt about the repeated rape incident after she complained of severe pain in the abdomen and private parts. On enquiring the girl narrated her ordeal to her parents.

Police said, the victim’s parents also told them that the accused had been sexually exploiting the girl from last one-and-a-half years. The girl did not inform her parents or raised any alert as the accused had threatened her of dire consequences.

First Published: Sunday, October 29, 2017 09:07 PM

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