17-year-old Dalit girl raped by youth for a month on pretext of marriage, rescued

, 5:35 PM IST

New Delhi: A 17-year-old Dalit girl, who was raped by a youth for over a month, was rescued from, police said on Saturday.

The accused Rahul took the girl to Jhansi with a promise to marry her and sexually assaulted her for one and a half months, Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar Jha said.

The girl was rescued yesterday near Chilkahar railway station here and Rahul was arrested, he said.