Chhattisgarh home minister’s nephew booked on rape charge

By: PTI | Korba |
Published: July 8, 2018 11:07:29 pm

The woman claimed she was a minor at the time of the incident, the officer said quoting from the complaint.

A 21-year-old woman has alleged that she was raped by Chhattisgarh Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra’s nephew in Surajpur district in 2014, police said on Sunday.

The woman, who claimed to be the mother of Shamodh Paikra’s child, now 30 months old, said in her complaint that he has gone back on his promise to marry her after she became pregnant, a police official said.

“Based on her complaint, police have registered an FIR against Shamodh Paikra (24) under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the IPC at Chendra police station on July 6,” Surajpur Superintendent of Police Girijashankar Jaiswal said. He said the accused was yet to be arrested and a probe is…

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