PALGHAR: A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year old girl in Mokhada area of Palghar district, police said on Friday.
The 30-year-old man, identified as contractor Deoram Bhoye, on Wednesday entered the latter’s house in Talyachiwadi when she was alone and raped her, said an official.
“Her brother caught Bhoye red-handed and raised an alarm but he managed to escape. The family filed a complaint and after which he was arrested late Thursday night under IPC and POCSO provisions,” the Mokhada police station official said.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per the Supreme Court’s directives on cases related to sexual assault)



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