A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 60-year-old man in Chetganj police station area of Varanasi Thursday. The accused has been arrested.
According to the police, Ashok Sharma alias Lallu, a resident of Habibpura, runs a barber’s shop in the locality. On Thursday afternoon, Sharma was alone in his shop and was resting with shutters pulled down partially when the girl reached there.
He allegedly downed the shutter and then raped her. The girl later went home and narrated the incident to her mother who then approached the police station.