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Police fails to achieve breakthrough in rape case`

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 22:48

Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said the police investigating rape of a seven-year-old school girl have failed to achieve any breakthrough, although there are enough leads.

"We have got leads but not a breakthrough," Parrikar told reporters after a cabinet meeting here.
The chief minister said the police is probing various angles in the case, which was reported on January 14.

The seven-year-old school girl was allegedly raped in a toilet next to the headmistress` cabin.

"There are 15 officers who are working to crack the case,"he said. The crime branch has formed a 15-member special investigation team.

The school headmistress was arrested by the police for negligence, but the court released her on bail.


First Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 22:48

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