Man held for raping, attempting to kill 60-year-old woman in Goa

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Police said the girl was being offered counselling so that she or her parents don't face any mental pressure | Representative Photo: istock

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping and attempting to kill a 60-year-old woman at Anjuna in North Goa, police said on Saturday (December 21).

Lalrinnunnaj Lal Fakzuala, a native of Mizoram, was arrested for raping and trying to kill the 60-year-old woman at her home on Tuesday night, a police spokesperson said.

The accused, who works as a waiter at a restaurant nearby, allegedly entered the woman’s home, raped her and tried to smother her with a pillow, the official said.

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Other waiters, who were working at that time, heard some noises and rushed to help the victim and nabbed the accused, he added.

A case has been registered against the accused under sections 376 (rape) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code at Anjuna police station, the official added.

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