Mentally disturbed girl raped in Jammu, accused arrested

A minor mentally disturbed girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Akhnoor area.

Published: 21st March 2018 06:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2018 06:00 PM   |  A+A-

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JAMMU: A minor mentally disturbed girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Akhnoor area here, police said today.

According to a complaint lodged by the girl's father, she went outside the house for some work along accompanied by her younger brother on Sunday, a police official said.

There, the girl was waylaid by Shallu Megh, a resident of Badgal village, who raped her and fled the scene, he said.

A case of rape was registered and special teams formed to nab the accused who was arrested within 24 hours of the incident, the official said.

The medical examination of the girl was conducted and its report was awaited, the official said.

The police said the girl was a minor.

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