Kundapur: 21-year-old arrested for raping, impregnating minor
Kundapur, Jun 3: Byndoor police have arrested a person for allegedly raping a minor girl in Maidinpura near Shiroor.
The arrested person is Abdul Paujam (21) from Mundalli, Bhatkal.
As per details, the accused knew the victim’s family for quite some time. Taking advantage of this, he frequently visited her house in Maidinpura and allegedly raped her. He also told her not to reveal this to anybody and threatened her with dire consequences if she did so.
However, the matter came to light when the minor girl became pregnant. Presently she is said to be seven months pregnant.
The father of the accused is no more and his mother being sick, has been taking treatment in a hospital in Chennai.
Byndoor police have registered a case under POCSO Act. The accused was produced in court after the arrest and medical examination at government hospital in Kundapur.