Man on the run after raping Dalit teenager in UP's Bhadohi

Bhadohi (UP), Feb 15 (PTI) A man escaped from a village after allegedly raping a Dalit teenager in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district, police said on Saturday.

The incident happened in a village in Gopiganj area on Friday when Mukesh Singh alias Ravindra took the girl to a pump set room in the fields and raped her there, Circle Officer K Singh said.

The accused later fled from the spot threatening the girl of dire consequences, he said.

An FIR has been registered and police has launched a manhunt to arrest him. PTI CORR ABN HDA