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Varanasi: Five year old Dalit girl raped by teenager

The girl was spotted by villagers in an unconscious state near a drain this morning, who then informed the family members.

By: PTI | Varanasi | Published: January 10, 2017 5:17:51 pm

A five-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a 16-year-old boy here late last night. The accused, a native of the same village, lured the girl to a secluded place and raped her. The girl was spotted by villagers in an unconscious state near a drain this morning, who then informed the family members.

The family members took the girl to the local police station and lodged a complaint, they said. The girl’s father owns a small shop at the village and the accused was seen several times near the shop. An FIR has been registered under SC/ST Act and POSCO, they said, adding, the accused has been arrested and the victim has been admitted to a hospital.

 

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