Mentally disturbed girl raped in Jammu, accused held

The girl''s father said her underage daughter had gone out with her nine-year-old brother for some work but was waylaid by Shallu and raped, the official said.

Indo-Asian News Service
Jammu, Publish Date: Mar 21 2018 2:21PM | Updated Date: Mar 21 2018 2:21PM
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A youth has been arrested for allegedly raping a mentally disturbed, underage girl of his village in Akhnoor area, the police said today.

Shallu Megh of Badgal village was arrested on the complaint of the victim's father that his "mentally disturbed" daughter was raped by the youth on Sunday, a police official said.

The girl's father said her underage daughter had gone out with her nine-year-old brother for some work but was waylaid by Shallu and raped, the official said.

He said after committing the crime, Shallu fled the scene.

The police said a case under various sections including rape was registered and the accused was nabbed.

The official said the medical examination of the girl was conducted and the report is awaited.