Youth rape minor, post crime video online, is arrested

A 21-year-old was arrested Sunday after police allege he raped a minor girl and posted a video of the crime online.

Brijendra Singh Rawat, Station House Officer, Bhopa Police Station, said, “A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man who befriended her at a coaching center.” The accused is currently absconding after an FIR of rape was filed, he added, adding that the matter is being investigated.

A complaint lodged by the victim’s family claims the incident took place in January, but the victim did not inform them.

On Saturday, the accused shared a video of the entire incident on social media. A police complaint was filed by the victim’s family when they learned of the incident, according to the SHO.

POCSO Act and IT Act sections have been applied to the accused.

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