Man Booked for Raping 15-year-Old Stepdaughter

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An offence has been registered against a man for allegedly raping his stepdaughter over a period of one month at Waliv town in Palghar, Maharashtra, an official from the district rural police said on Thursday, 31 October.

In her complaint, the 15-year-old victim stated that the accused had repeatedly raped her for a month and had threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the same to anyone, the official said.

The Waliv police have registered an offence under sections 376 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code and also relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).

Woman Raped by Boyfriend, His Accomplices

A woman was raped allegedly by her boyfriend and his two associates in Odisha’s Sundergarh district, while her female companion managed to flee, police said on Thursday, 31 October.

All the three accused were arrested.

The victim went near a forest under Kumarmunda police station limits on Tuesday evening after her boyfriend called her up asking her to meet him there. She went there along with another woman, according to the FIR.

Two other men reached the spot while she was talking to him and the three dragged her inside the forest, she alleged.

Man Held for Raping Minor, Sexually Harassing Two, Including 3-year-old

A 50-year-old man accused of raping a minor girl and sexually harassing two other minor girls, was arrested by the police on Wednesday, 30 October.

The accused, Ramesh Chauhan, a labourer, had allegedly lured the victims to his house to commit the crime by offering them cake. The incident allegedly took place on Monday afternoon, when the victims were playing near the residence of the accused. The accused will be produced in the court on Thursday.

“He covered the eyes of two victims aged 3 years and 7 years, while he raped the third victim aged 10. The accused was alone at his home when the incident occurred,” a police officer said.

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