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Man Arrested for Raping Minor in Karnataka After Luring with Chocolate

In a disturbing incident in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district, a 76-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl. The accused reportedly lured the minor with the promise of buying her a chocolate, leading her to a stream where the crime occurred.

The young girl, upon returning home, confided in her parents, who promptly filed a complaint under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The accused has been taken into custody and remanded to judicial custody. This incident highlights the vulnerability of children and the urgent need for safeguarding measures to protect them from such heinous crimes.