A minor boy has been arrested and the seek for one other is underway for allegedly raping a minor woman in a Chhattisgarh village, police mentioned on Friday.
Pratibha Pandey, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), mentioned that the boys advised the woman that she was COVID-19 optimistic and took her away from her residence on the pretext of getting medicines from a close-by hospital.
“The case got here to mild after the youthful brother of woman knowledgeable his mother and father that boys from the locality have taken away his sister to the hospital to get medicines to remedy COVID-19. After reaching residence, the woman knowledgeable the household that each the boys had raped her,” Ms Pandey mentioned.
“We have now registered a case in opposition to each the boys after receiving complaints from the mom of the woman. We have now registered a case below the POCSO Act and others,” she added.
Seek for one other minor accused is underway, she mentioned.