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Shocking news of rape of three year old emerges from Pulwama, police registers case against 10 year old cousin

Srinagar: Shocking news of rape of a three-year-old has emerged from Pulwama district. Police says the toddler has been raped by her 10-year-old cousin. Doctors have confirmed that penetration has happened.

The accused has been sent to juvenile home in Srinagar.

The police has arrested the accused minor and filed an FIR numbered 28/2020 under section 376 (punishment for rape under the Indian Penal Code) and sections 3 and 4 (punishment for penetrative sexual assault) of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The father of the toddler had on Thursday approached police post in Khrew area to lodge a written complaint against the minor.

Last week, a 35-year-old man from Shangus area of Anantnag in South Kashmir was arrested on charges of raping and impregnating a minor girl.

The girl had complained of abdomen pain, following which the family took her to a Hakeem. Later, she was taken to the hospital where she was declared 8 months pregnant.

 

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