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Minor ‘raped’ at care home

A 15-year-old inmate of a care home in Behrampore was allegedly raped by a man who was hired to work there.

Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: July 5, 2013 2:44:59 am

A 15-year-old inmate of a care home in Behrampore was allegedly raped by a man who was hired to work there.

The incident took place at Behrampore Silangar Home on June 28. The accused,who has been identified as Sujit Ghosh,was arrested the next day,the police said.

The girl was sent to Behrampore Matri Sadan Hospital for a medical test. Police are yet to get the medical report .

Sub-Divisional Officer of Behrampore had visited the Home on June 29 to look into how the accused got access to the inmate. The security arrangements at the Home was also reviewed.

“A complaint has been filed. We are looking into the matter. The accused had been arrested a day after the incident,” said a senior official at Behrampore police station.

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