45-year-old man held for rape attempt on minor in Telangana; case registered under relevant IPC sections and POCSO

  • The Telangana Police on Tuesday arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly attempting to rape a minor at her residence in Hyderabad's Mailardevpally area

  • The man, identified as Balaraj, is the owner of the house where the survivor's family resided as tenants

  • 'Taking advantage of her being alone at home, Balaraj attempted to rape her, following which a passerby heard her wailing and came to the rescue', said the police

Hyderabad: The Telangana Police on Tuesday arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly attempting to rape a minor at her residence in Hyderabad's Mailardevpally area. The man, identified as Balaraj, is the owner of the house where the survivor's family resided as tenants.

 45-year-old man held for rape attempt on minor in Telangana; case registered under relevant IPC sections and POCSO

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"Taking advantage of her being alone at home, Balaraj attempted to rape her, following which a passerby heard her wailing and came to the rescue", said the police.

A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Updated Date: Aug 14, 2019 17:13:48 IST