A aged man allegedly raped a 12-year-old lady at a village in Maharashtra’s Jalna district, police mentioned on Wednesday.
The incident happened on Tuesday following which the 65-year-old accused, who has 5 kids and grandchildren, was arrested late at evening, an official from Badnapur police station mentioned.
The sufferer used to dwell in the home of her maternal uncle and the accused additionally resided within the neighbourhood.
Whereas the lady was feeding hens on Tuesday, the person allegedly gagged her and forcefully took her to his home the place he raped her, the official mentioned, including that the accused then fled from the village.
The lady later knowledgeable concerning the incident to her uncle who lodged a police grievance, he mentioned.
A police group rushed to the village and the sufferer was despatched for medical examination.
The accused was nabbed late at evening and a case was registered towards him below related sections, the official mentioned.