Rape attempted inside the headquarters of Army's eastern command.
- by Barkha-Rawat
- Jun 20, 2019 11:32
Rape attempted inside the headquarters of Army's eastern command.A statement from Kolkata Police says," the accused is a distant relative and he forcefully committed penetrative sexual assault. The victim, a 11-year-old, was allegedly assaulted at her residence on June 16. She is the daughter of a Group D staff. The complaint was lodged by the mother of the victim.
Kolkata Police have arrested a man on charges of raping a minor inside Fort William, headquarters of the Army's eastern command. He was arrested on June 16 and a court remanded him to police custody till June 24. A case was registered against the accused in the Maidan police station under the penal provision for rape with a minor. Section 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act that deals with aggravated sexual assault was also slapped against the accused.
The minimum sentence in these sections is a minimum of 10 years and can extend up to life imprisonment and a fine. The accused was staying with his sister, who lives near the victim's house. The accused is a civilian related to a civil employee working in Fort William. The accused stays outside Fort William and was visiting the house of the civil employee which is inside (Fort William). The accused was arrested from an area outside Fort William.