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West Bengal: 11-year-old girl sexually assaulted by distant relative, accused held

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 June 2019, 16:48 IST
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Police have arrested a man here after the mother of an 11-year-old girl filed a complaint stating that her distant relative committed penetrative sexual assault on her daughter.

"The woman filed a complaint on June 15. The accused, Sagar Mallick, being a distant relative, forcefully committed penetrative sexual assault to her minor daughter at her residence," said the city police in a statement.

Acting on the complaint, the police arrested Mallick and has taken him into custody till June 24.

"The accused's sister stays near the quarter of the victim. He was staying at her sister's house for some days," the release said.

Sagar is a Group D staff of AOI Club inside Fort William, Army Eastern Command headquarters here.

The police have registered the case under Section 376 (2) (f) of the Indian Penal Code and under the relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

-ANI

First published: 19 June 2019, 16:48 IST
 
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