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70-Yr-Old Raped, Beaten in UP’s Ballia; Cops Say Accused Arrested

A case was registered against the 25-year-old after the nephew of the woman lodged a police complaint.

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On Saturday, 12 September, a 70-year-old woman was allegedly raped and beaten by a man in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia. Soon after the incident, the accused, a 25-year-old, was arrested, police said, PTI reported.

According to Satyendra Rai, SHO, Haldi police station, around 4 pm, the man “forcibly” entered the house where the woman was living and allegedly raped her.

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“The accused, who used to work in a house near the elderly woman’s residence, also hurled abuses at the woman and thrashed her, he said,” the PTI report mentioned.

A case was registered against the 25-year-old after the nephew of the woman lodged a police complaint. Subsequently, the accused was arrested, the SHO said. He further added that the woman was sent for medical examination.

(With inputs from PTI)

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