A minor was allegedly raped by a 45-year-old man, in Ngopok village in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
The accused has been identified as Bukyang Yirang of Ngopok village in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, who was arrested by the police yesterday for allegedly raping the 7-year-old girl on Tuesday.
Police said that the accused committed the crime while the girl was alone at her home watching television while her parents were out working.
Following the rape and self revelation by the minor girl, father of the victim lodged an FIR at Pasighat PS vide Case No. 134/18 376 IPC R/W Sec 4/6 of POCSO Act.
Yirang was produced before the magistrate on Thursday and was remanded to judicial custody. Police had also conducted medical tests of the victim and collected the evidence.
Family and father of the victim has appealed for exemplary punishment to the alleged accused. Meanwhile, Women Against Social Evils (WASE) and Adi Baane Kebang Women Wing East Siang Unit has also condemned the act of rape and demanded for exemplary punishment.