Potka, Oct 17: Potka police on Sunday arrested Sanjay Sardar in the case of raping a minor girl of Potka police station area of East Singhbhum, Jharkhand and sent him to jail.
According to police, Sanjay Sardar, a resident of Sohda, was waiting for a ride on an autorickshaw at Kalikapur stand at around 7 pm on October 14. In the meantime a girl (16 years) came to Sanjay and said that her father has assaulted her and she wanted to lodge a case at the police station. Sanjay made her sit in the autorickshaw
At that moment Sanjay got a call for a order from passengers for Dhiraul. He took the minor with him and on the way raped her in a secluded secluded ground near Ballyjudi. Then on the morning of 15 October, the girl was dropped at the Kalikapur stand. The girl called her family. The girl’s mother came to the stand and took her to her maternal home in Rajnagar. On interrogation of the mother in the maternal house, the victim informed about the rape incident. According to the victim, on October 16, after not registering the case in Potka police station, mother and daughter reached the SSP Jamshedpur office and informed about the incident. The SSP directed the police station to register a case. On the statement of the victim, the station in-charge identified the accused as Sanjay Sardar and arrested him on Sunday morning itself.
However, Sanjay said that he was unnecessarily implicated. Sections 376 and 4/6 POSCO Act have been registered against Sanjay and sent to jail.