Minor arrested for ‘raping’ Facebook friend

Cuttack: The Commissionerate police on Monday arrested a minor boy under Sadar PS area here on charges of raping a girl, also a minor, who had become his friend on social networking site Facebook few days ago.

A medical examination has been conducted on the accused, police said.

The girl, who is pursuing +2 in Mangalpur area of Jajpur district will be subjected to medical test tomorrow, said police adding her statement under Section 164 of CrPC will also be recorded.

According to the complaint made by the victim on January 29, the boy befriended her few days ago on Facebook. On 26 January, on the request of the boy, she had come to Cuttack to meet him. She alleged in her complaint that the boy had raped her for two days.

The police is investigating the case.