Palghar, September 16: Virar Police arrested a man on Tuesday for allegedly raping his 11-years old step-daughter in the Palghar district.

According to the police, the victim was raped by her step-father at home when she was alone.

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"Her step-father threatened her to kill and later raped her. After the incident, the victim informed her family about the incident on next day," police added.

Immediately, a case was registered against the accused at Meghwadi police station under section 376, 376 of IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act.

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After registering the case at Meghwadi Police station, the case was transferred to the Virar police station on September 14 and the accused got arrested.

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