22-year-old man rapes 8-year-old relative in Nagpur, issues death threat to girl’s parents


Nation Next Newsroom | Jun 10, 2018 16:17

Nandanvan Police has booked a 22-year-old man for raping an 8-year-old girl and issuing death threat to her parents after the horrific incident.

As per the police, on June 7, while the girl was playing near her house, her relative– Ajay Dilip Bharti – told the girl he will buy a doll set for her and took her with him on his bike. Bharti, then, raped the girl. The accused later threatened the girl’s parents with dire consequences in case they informed anybody about the incident.

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Thr girl’s parents, however, approached Nandanvan Police and narrated the entire incident. Nandanvan Police, on the basis of a complaint by the parents, has booked Bharti under sections 363, 376 (2) (i), 377 and 506 of the IPC and section 8 of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).