Odisha: Man held for raping minor sister-in-law
(Sourced from PTI)
A 22-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday on the charge of raping his 16-year-old sister-in-law at Majupalli village in Talchua marine police station area of Odisha's Kendrapara district. The girl was returning home after work from a prawn gherry on April 28 when the accused allegedly attacked her and dragged her to the fields, an officer at the Talchua marine police station said.
A medical test has been conducted on the accused as well as the girl and police are waiting for the reports to arrive, he said. The man has been booked under sections 354 (outraging the modesty), 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC and relevant sections of the POCSO Act, 2012, he added.