Minor booked for raping 4-year-old

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Amritsar
  • Updated: Oct 04, 2014 23:10 IST

The Amritsar rural police have booked a 15-year-old resident of Bhorsi Brahmanan village on charges of raping a four-year-old girl, who was visiting her kin in the village under sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

The case has been registered on the complaint of Prakash Singh, a resident of the village, who alleged that his sister's grandchild was visiting his family and was playing outside the house when the accused took her to his house and committed the crime.

The complainant alleged that on hearing the cries of the child he went to the house of the accused, who fled from the spot on seeing him.

ASI Balwant Singh of Khilchian police station, who is investigating the matter, said a case had been registered against the accused and efforts were being made to arrest him.

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