Minor’s rape: accused gets 6-day remand

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Margao: Shiva Lamani aged 30 years who has been arrested by Maina-Curtorim police for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl student was produced before judicial magistrate first class (JMFC), Margao and six days remand has been taken. The victim girl is admitted in Margao Hospicio Hospital for treatment.

She was allegedly raped by Lamani who is a father of three children and stays in one of the villages in Salcete.

As per information based on the complaint, Maina-Curtorim police have registered an offence under Section 376 of IPC for rape, Section 8 of Goa Children’s Act and also under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The victim and the alleged accused were taken to Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim for medical examination and the report is awaited. The accused sells fish in the locality, said sources in police.