Crime and Accident

Dalit girl abducted, raped

Dalit girl abducted, raped

Jind: A 17-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly abducted and raped before being dumped near her house in Ram Rai Gate area here, police said today.

The victim’s mother alleged in her complaint that her daughter was abducted on the night of May 6 by one Amritpal, a resident of Jain Nagar area here.

The accused then allegedly raped the minor and threatened her against speaking out about the incident.

He left the victim near her home the next morning and fled the scene.

The girl has undergone medical examination and the accused has been booked under sections relating to abduction, rape and the SC/ST Act, the womens’ police station in-charge said.