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Prosecutors seek expulsion from Sweden for man accused of raping 12-year-old

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Published: 06.Dec.2018 15:40 hrs

A man in his 20s will face charges of child rape at Skaraborg District Court, prosecutors said on Thursday.

The man is accused of forcing himself on a 12-year-girl in his apartment in a town in Västra Götaland. He allegedly grabbed the girl by the neck and hair and forced her to perform and participate in sexual acts. He is also accused of holding his hand over her mouth to keep her from screaming. 
 
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