A 28-year-old man was arrested Sunday for raping his underage sister-in-law and threatening her with dire penalties if she revealed the incident to anybody. Later, the court docket despatched him to judicial custody.
The sufferer aged 12 recorded her assertion underneath Section 164 of the CrPC earlier than an area Justice of the Peace.
Police mentioned that the sufferer is the youngest sister of the spouse of the accused. She used to go to their home to take care of three youngsters of the couple. Police mentioned that the sufferer reported to her mom that her brother-in-law had raped her when his spouse was away in connection together with her job on January 19.
Police mentioned that the sufferer’s mom approached the Chandigarh Police. The medical examination of the sufferer confirmed the allegations. The man was arrested for rape and varied sections of the POCSO Act.