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Secunderabad: Army jawan drags, tries to rape 19-yr-old, arrested

PTI
Published Jul 25, 2018, 5:55 pm IST
Updated Jul 25, 2018, 5:55 pm IST
The accused, a jawan posted in the Signal Regimentary, also assaulted the girl's boyfriend before attempting to rape the teenaged girl.
Police said the man dragged the girl into nearby bushes after attacking her friend and tried to rape her. When she resisted, he hit her. (Representational Image)
 Police said the man dragged the girl into nearby bushes after attacking her friend and tried to rape her. When she resisted, he hit her. (Representational Image)

Hyderabad: A 32-year old army personnel has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a teenaged girl after 'assaulting' her boyfriend here, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, a jawan posted in the Signal Regimentary in Secunderabad, was arrested on Tuesday following a complaint by the 19-year old girl.

 

He was caught after a police constable passing by the area rushed to the spot on hearing cries of the girl.

The incident occurred on the night of July 23 when the girl and her friend took shelter under a tree near a hillock as it was raining.

Police said the man dragged the girl into nearby bushes after attacking her friend and tried to rape her. When she resisted, he hit her.

However, he fled the scene on seeing the police constable, who gave a chase along with another colleague and managed to nab him. The jawan allegedly attacked one of the constables, they said.

 

A native of Bhagalpur in Bihar, he was produced before a court which remanded him to judicial custody, police said.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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