UP: Man held for raping 16-year-old girl
A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday. Ramcharan Nishad committed the crime when the 16-year-old girl had gone with him to graze goats in the Baberu area in the district, Circle Officer, Baberu, Rajiv Pratap Singh said. The girl has been sent for medical examination, Singh said. Here's more.
Accused was charged under various sections of IPC, POCSO Act
A case has been registered against Nishad under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act following a complaint by the victim's father, Singh said.