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8-year old raped at knife-point

An eight-year old girl was raped at knife-point in Sheopur town, situated some 400 km north of Bhopal, police said. The accused is absconding.

bhopal Updated: Sep 09, 2017 15:04 IST
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An eight-year old girl was raped at knife-point in Sheopur town, situated some 400 km north of Bhopal, police said. The accused is absconding.

Sheopur Kotwali incharge inspector Sudesh Saman said the girl lives in Kamal Kherali slum situated near Gandhi Nagar area.

The girl who lives with her grandparents and father was alone in the house when the accused Sitaram Mali came knocking on the pretext of meeting her family members. When the girl told them that all of them had gone out for work, he asked her to accompany him and offered her chocolates. However, he took her to a field and raped her at knife-point. The girl was silent for some time but later shouted out of pain and fear. Some passersby heard the screams and came to investigate.

On seeing the people, Sitaram fled from the place. Police have registered a case and looking for the accused.