Girl raped by man in UP

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Fatehpur (UP), Feb 2 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in the Khaga area here, police said on Tuesday.

An FIR has been lodged against the 45-year-old accused under Indian Penal Code section 375 (rape) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Monday, a police officer said.

The victim has been sent for medical examination, he said.

The girl also named her mother, suspected to be in a relationship with the man, in her complaint, the officer said.

The woman has been booked under section 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC, he added.

The officer said the girl's father had died some years ago and the accused used to visit her home.

Police said they are probing the matter. PTI Corr ABN AQS AQS