The police said that the girl was studying in 8th class. She came out of the house in the early hours of the morning. The accused dragged her to his shop and raped her.
Muradabad: A 15-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a young man in a village in Uttar Pradesh’s Muradabad district. Police said the girl was studying in 8th class when she came out of the house in the early hours of the morning. The accused dragged her to his shop and raped her.
In his complaint, the girl’s elder brother said that when the family realized that the girl was not visible, they started searching and heard her crying in a locked shop where she was locked up. Was When he repeatedly knocked on the door, the accused fled the scene and found the girl in a state of semi-consciousness inside the shop. The girl told her family that she had been raped.
An FIR has been registered under Section 376 (Rape) SCST Act and POCSO Act of IPC. The girl has been sent for medical examination and her statement has also been recorded by the police.
The accused has escaped and various teams have been formed to arrest him.
Circle Officer Desh Deepak Singh, who is probing the case, said, “The girl is a minor who is studying in the school. The accused is 25 years old who runs a furniture shop. The incident took place in the presence of the girl’s family.” I checked.
We are gathering evidence from the village and several teams have been formed to arrest the accused, ”he said.
Meanwhile, the incident has taken on a sectarian tone as the accused belongs to another community. Additional police forces have been deployed to prevent the incident from taking another turn.