40-year-old man allegedly raped 85-year-old woman

Published: Jun 25, 2019, 22:58 IST | mid-day online desk

The victim was admitted to a government hospital in Aurangabad. Further probe is on

40-year-old man allegedly raped 85-year-old woman
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Jalna: A 40-year-old man was arrested in Maharashtra's Jalna district Tuesday for allegedly raping an 85-year-old woman. Abasaheb Tanpure, the accused, allegedly raped the woman who lives alone at her house in Wadona village in Partur tehsil Monday night.

After she filed a complaint in the morning, Tanpure was arrested. The victim was admitted to a government hospital in Aurangabad. Further probe is on.

In another horrific incident, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by six persons for five days, including three minors, after being locked up in a room in Ongole town of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

All those who have been accused of allegedly raping her have been apprehended from different parts of the state and police said that they are further investigating the case.

The incident also stirred up a row over the safety of women in the state with Home Minister M Sucharita promising stern action.

Prakasam District Superintendent of Police Siddharth Kaushal told reporters that one of the accused befriended the girl when she was waiting for her friend at the RTC bus station in Ongole on June 17.

(With inputs from PTI)

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