Updated February 21st, 2024 at 13:12 IST

Goa: 6-Year-Old Raped by Russian National, Accused Escaped

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Russian national, who has apparently fled the countryman in North Goa's Arambol village, said police.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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Panaji: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Russian national, who has apparently fled the countryman in North Goa's Arambol village, said police. 

The Russian has been identified as Ilia Vasulev. 

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The accused allegedly sexually abused the child on the intervening border between February 4 and 5, during an overnight camp he has organized in Arambol. 

On February 19, a complaint was lodged by child's parents. 

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He has been booked under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), section 8 of the Goa Children’s Act (child abuse) and sections 4 and 8 of the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) for the offence.

A few days after the incident, the little girl who was attending the camp told her parents what had happened, according to the police.

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The police will seek help of Russian authorities in a effort to arrest the accused.
 

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Published February 21st, 2024 at 13:12 IST