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UP Man Arrested For Raping Girl, Sharing Video On Social Media: Police

UP Man Arrested For Raping Girl, Sharing Video On Social Media: Police

The girl has been sent for medical examination, police said. (Representational)

Ballia (UP):

A man was arrested for allegedly raping a teenage girl and filming the act and sharing it on social media, police said on Monday.

Chandrama Rajbhar, 24, was arrested on Sunday for repeatedly raping the 17-year-old girl for the past one year, Station House Officer, Sukhpura, Virendra Yadav said.

The accused also filmed the act and shared it on Facebook, he added.

An FIR under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the IT Act was registered against Rajbhar after the girl filed a complaint with the police against him, Virendra Yadav said.

The girl, in her complaint, has said the accused raped her several times in the past one year and threatened her dire consequences if she reported the matter to anyone.

The girl has been sent for medical examination, police said, adding a probe is on in the matter.