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Minor Raped Inside Army's Eastern Command in Kolkata

The alleged incident took place when the girl, daughter of another Army employee, was home alone.

Kolkata: A girl was raped inside the Fort William, Indian Army’s Eastern Command headquarter, and the accused was arrested, police said on Wednesday.

A case was filed against the accused, a Group D staff of the Army, under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The alleged incident took place on Saturday evening when the girl, the daughter of another employee of the Army, was home alone in the residence at Old Bapu Lane.

The accused fled after committing the crime and he was arrested on Tuesday night, police said. When produced before a local court, the accused was sent to police custody till June 24.

(PTI)