UP: Minor girl raped by man

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Mau (UP) Jul 17 (PTI) A one-and-a-half-year old girl was allegedly raped by a man here, police said on Saturday.

The man took the minor girl away on the pretext of buying her toffees on Friday night. He took her to a secluded spot and allegedly raped her. He later left the girl outside her house and fled, police said, quoting the complaint from the victim's family.

According to the police, a crowd immediately gathered at the spot and the man was also identified. The police reached the spot and later arrested the accused, officials said. Superintendent of police, P Sushil Chandrabhan Ghule, who visited the spot on Saturday, said the girl has been admitted to a hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

A case is being registered based on the complaint of the relatives and the accused has been arrested. A request will be made to hear the matter in a fast track court, the SP added. PTI CORR SAB TDS TDS

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