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15-year-old girl raped at gunpoint in Muzaffarnagar, accused held

The incident took place in a nearby jungle in Rahekda village in Muzaffarnagar.

india Updated: Apr 26, 2018 13:06 IST
Press Trust of India
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People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in Amritsar, India, April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Munish Sharma(Reuter File Photo)

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at gunpoint in Rahekda village in the district, police said here on Thursday.

The incident took place in a nearby jungle in the village on Wednesday and the accused Kallu has been arrested, said Station House Officer (SHO) B P Singh of Bhopa police station.

The victim was found in the jungle in semi-conscious state by the family members, he said.

According to the complaint of the victim’s uncle, a case has been registered and the girl has been sent for medical examination, the SHO added.

First Published: Apr 26, 2018 12:48 IST