Raigarh police files chargesheet four days after rape FIR

Raigarh police files chargesheet four days after rape FIR

Raipur: Taking swift action in a rape case complaint, Raigarh police have filed chargesheet just 4 days after registering a case against a man for allegedly raping a minor girl.

As per police source, the family of minor girl lodged a complaint in the Punjipathra police station on October 30 that the girl had left her house in the morning without informing anyone. The family suspected that the girl was coaxed by the youth living in their neighborhood Guddu Kumar. Soon after registering FIR, the police station in-charge T.I. Manish Nagar made a photo of the missing girl available to his staff and sent the team for further investigations. Meanwhile, the staff found the girl sitting in front of the gas godown, who was later brought to the police station.

In her statement the girl told that Guddu Kumar has allegedly lured her and she was sexually assaulted by him. Taking immediate action on the complaint the 20-year-old accused Guddu Kumar was arrested. Section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the POCSO Act were added in the case, said the police officials.

Raigarh SP Santosh Singh appreciated the efforts of the police team for taking quick action. He also instructed to take action in getting compensation from the District Legal Services Authority to the victim at the same pace.

Singh said that Raigarh police is committed to provide speedy justice to the victim in rape cases. Fast track courts have been constituted with the objective of providing speedy justice to the victims in the cases of minors in the country. In such a situation, our accountability increases so that the police proceedings in such cases do not slow down at any level and in such cases the accused should be presented before the Court so that they will get harshest possible punishment.

Meanwhile, Raigarh police has filed chargesheet against the accused in just five days in Jute Mill rape case.