Thane. Thane Police has arrested a 27-year-old West Bengal man for allegedly raping a teenager after kidnapping her two years ago in Maharashtra. an officer gave this information on Wednesday. The accused, who worked as a mason in Ulhasnagar basti here, allegedly abducted the teenager from near his house and took her to his native place in West Bengal, said senior police inspector Laxman Sariputra of Hill Line police station. where he used to farm.
After this, the family members of the victim lodged a case of kidnapping with the police against an unknown person. Recently, based on a tip-off, a police team traced the accused and the victim in Burwan village of Murshidabad district of West Bengal, the official said. The man was arrested and the teenager, who now has a child, was handed over to her parents on Tuesday, the official said. A case has been registered against the accused under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, he said.