Karnataka

Man held on rape charge

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The Arkalgud police on Saturday arrested a man on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl.

The Arkalgud police said the accused Shama Bhovi (28) was familiar to the victim as both were from the same village. He allegedly took the girl to a secluded place on the outskirts of Araklgud town and raped her.

The complaint was filed on Saturday and the accused was arrested in the evening. The police have booked the case under POCSO Act.

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