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Shameful: Boy arrested for raping 5-year-old girl in Maharashtra

Palghar (Maharashtra). A 19-year-old boy was arrested for raping a five-year-old girl in Maharashtra’s Palghar district. A police officer gave this information on Monday. The Boisar police station official said that the accused, a resident of Vanjarwada, took the girl, who lives in the neighborhood, to his house around 2.30 pm on Sunday and raped her.

After this, the accused threatened the girl that if she told anyone about this, he would kill her. The officer said, ‘The girl told her mother about the incident, following which a complaint was lodged. A case has been registered against the boy under provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for rape and other offenses and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act.

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