Malkangiri: In a fresh case child sexual abuse, an eighteen-year-old youth was arrested today on the charge of committing rape of a nine-year-old girl in MV 10 locality in Malkangiri.
The accused Chandra Sekhar Barala lured the victim by offering her money and took her to his house when the girl had paid a visit to a relative’s house. The victim later narrated before the parents on the wrong done to her.
Following the complaint lodged in this connection, Barala was arrested under Indian Penal Code section- 376 (rape) and sections- 4 and 6 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act, 2012. The rapist who confessed to the crime will be later remanded to judicial custody, police said.