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UP: 15-year-old girl thrown off terrace after failed rape attempt, victim critical

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 December 2020, 16:04 IST

A minor girl was allegedly thrown off the terrace of a building by a youth after a failed rape attempt, police said.

The girl was immediately taken to the district hospital, the victim had sustained multiple fractures, the doctors referred her to a trauma centre in a critical condition.


The incident happened in Civil Lines on Tuesday night and the accused was taken into police custody on Wednesday.

The accused, a resident of the Pahari Gate area, which comes under the jurisdiction of Civil Lines police station, has been booked under several sections of the IPC.

The sections under which he was booked are: 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 325 (punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and appropriate sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, said ASP Arun Kumar Singh.

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First published: 10 December 2020, 16:04 IST
 
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