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17-year-old girl raped for over a year by neighbour in UP's Ballia

A case has been registered against the 20-year-old accused on the basis of a complaint filed by the girl's mother, they said.

Published: 11th October 2020 02:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th October 2020 02:33 PM   |  A+A-

The rape of three minors in a single day has shaken Rajasthan - a state that records one of the highest rate of crimes against women in the country.

For representational purposes. (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

BALLIA: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped multiple times by her neighbour in a village here over the past one-and-a-half year, police said on Sunday.

A case has been registered against the 20-year-old accused on the basis of a complaint filed by the girl's mother, they said.

"Mother of the Dalit girl on Saturday lodged a complaint with the police that for the past one-and-a-half year her 20-year-old neighbour was raping her 17-year-old daughter," SHO of Revti police station Rajiv Singh said.

"On the basis of the complaint, a case has been registered against the 20-year-old man under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act," he said.

The girl has been sent for medical examination, Singh said.

Efforts are being made to arrest the accused, he said.



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