Minor critical after rape, accused held

A 5-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old youth at Allur in Uyyalawada mandal on Tuesday, but the atrocity came to light on Wednesday.

Published: 12th October 2017 02:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2017 08:24 AM   |  A+A-

It is the same district where in early 2000 Mukhtaran Mai was raped on the order of the village council, triggering an international outrage.

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By Express News Service

KURNOOL: A 5-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old youth at Allur in Uyyalawada mandal on Tuesday, but the atrocity came to light on Wednesday. According to Uyyalawada Sub-Inspector K Niranjan Reddy,  K Nagendra raped the girl after taking her to an isolated place when her mother, a washer woman, was busy washing clothes at Paleru tank.She was admitted to Koilakuntla government hospital in a critical condition. The accused, Nagendra, was taken into custody.

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