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Madhya Pradesh: Minor rape survivor delivers baby inside police station in Chhindwara

11:32 AM Jul 28, 2021 | Staff Reporter

Chhindwada (Madhya Pradesh): A 14-year-old rape victim has given birth to a girl inside a police station in Chhindwara district. She went to the police station to lodge a complaint against the rapist.

The incident took place at Kundipura police station, Chhindwara district on Tuesday evening, sources said on Wednesday.

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The victim, a resident of Ghat Parasiya village, told the police that she was being raped by a youth of her village on the pretext of marriage. She was to deliver a child, she asked the accused to get married with her, but he refuted the same.

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The survivor approached to Kundipura police station. While her complaint was being lodged, she complained labour pain. In-charge of the police station, Purva Chourasia and other female staff took the girl to a vacant room and helped the survivor to deliver a baby.

“As she was going into acute labour pain, we didn’t have time to take her to hospital. Therefore, we decided to perform delivery at the hospital,” said a woman police constable.

She further said that a case under the relevant section of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences had been arrested and the accused had also been detained.

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