Youth held for raping 7-year-old in UP's Shahjahanpur

The minor was returning home on Saturday when the 22-year-old accused dragged her into an agriculture field in Allahganj town

Published: 24th February 2019 05:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2019 06:21 PM   |  A+A-

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SHAHJAHANPUR (UP): A youth has been arrested on charges of raping a seven-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district, police said Sunday.

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The minor was returning home on Saturday when the accused, Rahul Kashyap (22), dragged her into an agriculture field in Allahganj town -- 52 km from here -- and allegedly raped her, district Superintendent of Police (Rural) Subhash Shakya said.

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The girl told her family about the incident after she returned home.

An FIR was lodged and the accused has been arrested, the SP said, adding that the girl had been admitted to a hospital.


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