A Provincial Defense Team (PRD) jawan has been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bandayu district. The incident occurred while the girl was on the roof of her house. The accused is the victim's neighbor. The accused jumped from the roof of the neighborhood and came to the roof of the girl's house and raped her.
Police have sent the accused to jail and the victim has been subjected to the medical examination. According to OP Gautam, the station house officer of Civil Lines Police Station, the girl and the accused are neighbors. The girl has stated in her complaint that she had gone to the terrace to use the toilet when her 25-year-old neighbor suddenly came to her roof and threatened her and forced her to have an affair.
The victim has also stated in her complaint that her parents immediately hit the roof when she made noise, but by then the accused managed to escape. An FIR has been lodged against the accused under the provisions of Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and the POCSO Act. He has also taken him to jail.