Minor sexually assaulted inside Army's Eastern Command in Kolkata, accused held

Published: Jun 20, 2019, 15:04 IST | mid-day online desk

The accused was identified from a Group D staff of the Army and has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Minor sexually assaulted inside Army's Eastern Command in Kolkata, accused held
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Kolkata: Police on Wednesday said that a man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl inside the Fort William, Indian Army's Eastern Command headquarter. The accused was identified from a Group D staff of the Army and has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

According to the police, the accused had raped the daughter of another employee of the Army, when her parents were not at home. The alleged rape occurred inside the girl's residence on Saturday evening. The victim's residence was located at Old Bapu Lane inside the Fort William.

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The accused fled after committing the crime and he was arrested on Tuesday night, police said. When produced before a local court, the accused was sent to police custody till June 24.

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