Minor girl raped in Goa, man held

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Mapusa town, 8 kms from here, police said.

Updated: Apr 12, 2013, 20:45 PM IST

Panaji: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Mapusa town, 8 kms from here, police said.
According to police, the accused Mahendra Kauthankar, who works as a bus conductor on private buses, took the victim to a nearby hill at Cansabhat in Thivim locality thursday and sexually assaulted her.

The complaint was lodged by the victim`s sister in this regard, police said.

Police have arrested the accused, who is booked under section 8 of Goa Children Act and under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

PTI