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Varanasi: 5-year-old dalit girl raped, FIR lodged

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 January 2017, 16:01 IST

A five-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a 16-year-old boy in Varanasi late last night.

The accused, a native of the same village, lured the girl to a secluded place and raped her.

The girl was spotted by villagers in an unconscious state near a drain this morning, who then informed the family members.

The family members took the girl to the local police station and lodged a complaint, they said.

The girl's father owns a small shop at the village and the accused was seen several times near the shop.

An FIR has been registered under SC/ST Act and POSCO, they said, adding, the accused has been arrested and the victim has been admitted to a hospital.

--PTI

First published: 10 January 2017, 16:01 IST
 
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