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Class 12 student held for rape of 6-yr-old girl in Pune

Jan 2, 2013 07:33 IST

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Pune: A six-year-old girl was raped on Tuesday allegedly by a youth in suburban Hadapsar area here.

The minor was found lying at an open ground after the sexual assault this morning, police said.

The 18-year-old youth was arrested by the police on the basis of a CCTV footage of the area. AFP

Later, an 18-year-old youth was arrested by the police on the basis of a CCTV footage of the area.

The victim, who stayed with her mother in a slum colony, had left her house in the morning, police said adding, following the incident, she was admitted to a government hospital and was reported to be out of danger.

"The accused, a student of class XII at a nearby college, was caught on the basis of the footage of CCTV camera, which was installed by a person outside his place for safety purpose," Deputy Commissioner of Police Manoj Patil told reporters.

"We could easily identify the accused with the help of the footage and during the interrogation, he confessed to the
crime," Patil said.

PTI

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