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One person arrested for raping a teenager in UP’s Muzaffarnagar

By PTI

Muzaffarnagar: A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in a village under Budhana area here. The police gave this information on Friday.

Police station in-charge Rajiv Kumar said that a case has been registered against Gulab Singh on Thursday and he has been arrested.

Medical examination confirmed rape.

The girl was produced before a magistrate and gave her statement under section 164 of CrPC.

In their complaint, the girl’s family alleged that Singh had promised that he would marry the girl and have physical relations with her.

He later refused to marry her and allegedly threatened her with dire consequences if he told the matter to anyone.

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