Rapist of 13-yr-old girl arrested within hours
KATANGI police have succeeded in apprehending accused of raping a 13-year-old girl within a few hours of incident. The accused has been identified as Betu alias Rachit Kuchbandhiya (26). According to Katangi police, on January 29, a 13-year-old girl accompanied by her parents filed a written complaint that on January 22, she along with two younger sisters at home and her parents went to work and elder brother went to school.
Her sisters were playing outside the house and she was sleeping when a miscreant named Betu alias Rachit Kuchbandhiya entered the house and insisted her to come with him. The miscreant took her to his house and raped her.
Accused threatened her not to disclose the incident to anyone. She reached home and informed her parents about the incident but they were afraid of the repercussions if they disclosed the incident.
Acting on the complaint, Katangi police registered a case under Sections 342, 376, 376©,(D), 506 of the IPC and Sections 3, 4 of Prevention of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO) Act.