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Dec 16, 2012 at 01:04pm IST

Thane: 24-year-old man held for sexually assaulting minor neighbour

Thane: A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Thane, police said. Ajit Kalokhe is a resident of Dombivali township in Thane district.

The accused allegedly lured his nine-year-old neighbour on Saturday to a secluded place where he sexually assaulted her, police said. The girl narrated the incident to her parents who lodged a complaint against Ajit.

The accused has been booked under section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code.

Thane: Man held for sexually assaulting minor

The accused, Ajit Kalokhe, lured his 9-year-old neighbour to a secluded spot and raped her.