Kolkata: 82-year-old man rapes 6-year-old girl, arrested

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Mar 28, 2018, 04:10 PM(IST)

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An 82-year-old man from central Kolkata was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a 6-year-old girl.

As per reports, the incident happened on Sunday when the accused, Altaf Hossain, raped the girl in his house.

Hossain has been charged under IPC sections pertaining to rape, molestation and threat along with Section 4 of the Pocso Act.

Reports say that the girl was playing near her relatives home when the accused lured her into his house.

It was when she was seen coming out of the man's house when her uncle asked her and she informed him about what had happened.

A medical report has confirmed physical abuse and the police took action after the child’s mother lodged a complaint on Monday. Investigations are on to find out whether he has assaulted minors in the past as well.

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