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10-year-old girl 'raped' by maternal uncle in Rohtak

According to police, the matter came to light a few days ago after a neighbour caught the accused in the act when the girl was alone at home.

Published: 18th September 2018 08:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2018 08:35 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

CHANDIGARH: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her maternal uncle in Rohtak district of Haryana, police said Tuesday.

The accused, Praveen, has been arrested, Rohtak DSP (Meham) Virender Singh said.

The girl lived at her grandmother's house in a village under the Lakhan Majra police station, police said.

According to police, the matter came to light a few days ago after a neighbour caught the accused in the act when the girl was alone at home.

Following this, the matter was reported to the police.

A case has been registered against the accused and investigation is on, police said.

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