Staff Reporter :
A 19-year-old youth in Raipur was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly abducting and exploiting a minor girl sexually. The accused identified as Pramod Saxena (19) allegedly abducted a 16-year-old girl and raped her, said Mandir Hasaud SHO Sonal Gwala.
“On the pretext of marriage, the accused abducted the minor girl and exploited the minor girl sexually at his house. The crime came to light this morning when the victim narrated the entire incident to her mother following which a complaint was lodged with Mandir Hasaud police station,” Inspector Gwala said.
SHO Gwala further informed that on the complaint of victim’s parents, police have registered an offence against the accused under Sections 363, 366, 376 of IPC and under relevant Section of POCSO Act. Later, from the local court, the accused was sent to judicial custody.