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Minor raped in Punjab's Hoshiarpur, accused held

According to the information from police, the accused Pawan Kumar entered the victim's house when she was alone and harassed her.

Written by  Annesha Barua -- March 12th 2023 04:07 PM
Minor raped in Punjab's Hoshiarpur, accused held

Minor raped in Punjab's Hoshiarpur, accused held

Hoshiarpur, March 12: In an alarming incident, a man has been arrested on Sunday for allegedly attempting to rape a 15-year-old girl in a village here, police said.

According to the information from police, the accused Pawan Kumar entered the victim's house when she was alone and harassed her. The incident happened in a village under Sadar police station on Friday, police said.


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When the girl raised an alarm, some passersby came to her rescue, they said. The police said, a case has been registered under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.


- With inputs from agencies

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