Bhopal: 10-year-old girl abducted and raped at knifepoint

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bhopal
  • Updated: Jan 03, 2015 15:30 IST

A minor girl was kidnapped and raped at knife point by an unidentified youth in PC Nagar in Bhopal, said police. The 10-year-old girl was on her way back home from a grocery shop in the slum locality when the accused who was riding a bike took her to a desolate place.

The youth raped the girl at knife point. After the incident, he dropped the victim in her locality and sped off. Subsequently, the victim informed her parents who lodged an FIR with Habibganj police station.

The incident wsa reported on late Thursday evening. Town inspector (TI) of Habibganj police station Sudhir Arjeria said the victim was medically examined and it was confirmed that she had been raped.

“The identity of the accused is not known. She feels traumatised after the incident and is not able to reveal the identity of the accused,” he said. The police have begun investigation and have launched a hunt to nab the accused.

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