A 12-year-old lady was allegedly raped by an aged man in a village in Maharashtra’s Jalna district. The police gave this info on Wednesday.
The incident passed off on Tuesday following which the 65-year-old accused of 5 kids and grandchildren was arrested late within the evening, an official of the Badnapur police station mentioned.
The sufferer lived at her maternal uncle’s home and the accused additionally lived within the neighbourhood.
The officer mentioned that when the lady was feeding chickens on Tuesday, the person allegedly strangled her and forcefully took her to his home the place he raped her, saying that the accused fled the village.
Later, the lady knowledgeable her uncle concerning the incident, who lodged a police grievance, he mentioned.
A police crew reached the village and the sufferer was despatched for medical examination.
The accused was apprehended late within the evening and a case was registered towards him beneath related sections, the official mentioned.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS