Palghar, Oct 9 (PTI) A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year old girl in Mokhada area of Palghar district, police said on Friday.
The 30-year-old man, identified as contractor Deoram Bhoye, on Wednesday entered the latter's house in Talyachiwadi when she was alone and raped her, said an official.
'Her brother caught Bhoye red-handed and raised an alarm but he managed to escape. The family filed a complaint and after which he was arrested late Thursday night under IPC and POCSO provisions,' the Mokhada police station official said. PTI COR BNM BNM