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Ghaziabad: 12-year-old girl allegedly raped by neighbour

PTI  Ghaziabad, July 04, 2014
First Published: 22:54 IST(4/7/2014) | Last Updated: 23:18 IST(4/7/2014)

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly by her neighbour over the last one-and-a-half months in Loni area of Ghaziabad, police said on Friday.

The minor girl's ordeal came to light when on July 1 her sister-in-law caught the accused, Pradeep, attempting to rape her on the terrace of her house, they said.

Based on the complaint filed by the girl's sister-in-law, an FIR was registered against Pradeep at Loni Police station.

"The girl told the police that Pradeep had raped her several times during the last one-and-a-half months. She also said that the accused used to force her to watch porn films on his mobile phone before raping her," a police officer said.

The officer said that the victim was sitting alone on her house's terrace on July 1 when the accused, who lived nearby, reached there and tried to rape her.

"On hearing the girl's cry for help, the sister-in-law, who was at the ground floor, went to the terrace to check. On seeing victim's sister-in-law, Pradeep fled away from the spot," the officer said.

"The girl has been medically examined, the report of which is now awaited," he said, adding, police have launched a manhunt to nab the accused.

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