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Drug addict throws Karnal girl off roof after sexual abuse

A day after a 16-year-old victim of sexual harassment from Punjab’s Sangrur died at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, a minor girl from Karnal was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after she was allegedly sexually abused and thrown off a roof by her drug addict neighbour.

punjab Updated: Aug 13, 2015 11:02 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
         

A day after a 16-year-old victim of sexual harassment from Punjab’s Sangrur died at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, a minor girl from Karnal was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday after she was allegedly sexually abused and thrown off a roof by her drug addict neighbour.

The condition of the 12-year old victim, who is admitted to Advanced Trauma Centre, is stated to be critical. She has sustained serious head injuries and is unconscious.

The incident took place on Tuesday night. Accused Sandeep Mann, a resident of Ramesh Nagar locality, is in the police net. The girl was first taken to the trauma centre at Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College (KCGMC) in Karnal from where she was referred to the PGI.

The girl’s parents hail from West Bengal and work as daily wagers in Karnal. At the time of the incident, she was alone at her house.

Karnal superintendent of police Pankaj Nain said the medical examination of the girl has confirmed the assault.

First Published: Aug 13, 2015 10:19 IST

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