‘2 arrested for allegedly raping minor in Kathua’

‘2 arrested for allegedly raping minor in Kathua’
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Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at her house in Kathua district, police said Wednesday.

Both the accused who are from Sadrota-Lohai Malhar village,were arrested on Tuesday evening after the victim girl's father lodged acomplaint alleging that the duo had raped his daughter last week while she wasalone at home, a police official said.

The official said a case has been registered against theaccused under the relevant law including the Protection of Children from SexualOffences (POCSO) Act.

The medical examination report of the girl is awaited andher statement has been recorded before a Magistrate, the official said, addingthat further investigation was underway.

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