17-year-old boy apprehended for raping minor girl
Noida: A 17-year-old boy has been apprehended by police for allegedly raping a minor girl in Sector 37 area of Noida. Police said that the juvenile accused lived in victim's neighbourhood.
According to police, the incident took place on January 12 when she was alone at home. Victim, a 15-years-old girl is a native of Nepal and studies in class 5 at a nearby private school.
Uday Pratap Singh, Station House officer of sector 39 police station said that the girl was allegedly threatened by the boy and then raped at her house when she was alone.
"Victim's mother in her complaint told police that she had gone to take her younger daughter from tuitions on January 12 while her other daughter was alone at home. The accused who lived in their neighbourhood allegedly entered their house and raped the girl after threatening her. However, the girl narrated her ordeal to mother as she came home," said Singh.
The officer further said that based on the complaint, an FIR has been registered against the boy under Section 376 (rape) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and sections 4/5 of Protection of Child Against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
"Based on complaint received, we have registered an FIR and apprehended the juvenile accused. The girl's condition is stated to be stable. The juvenile accused have been produced before the court and will be sent to correction home" added Singh.