Rape of minor; youth arrested

Mysuru, April 20:- HD Kote Police has arrested a person under POCSO Act for raping a minor girl. Incidentally, the arrested youth and the minor girl were in love. She had come to the youth’s house and was asking his father to get her married to his son. Girl’s father too asked the village leaders to help his daughter marry the youth. But the youth’s father didn’t agree to the marriage.

The girl’s father filed a complaint at HD Kote Police Station alleging the youth raped his daughter promising to marry her.

Youth has been handed over to judicial custody. The police have registered a complaint under POCSO Act and are investigating the case. (MR/KS)

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