One held for raping 16-year-old in UP's Ballia

Ballia (UP), Apr 24 (PTI) A 24-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in connection with the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl in this district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Saturday.

Superintendent of Police Vipin Tada said the girl was allegedly raped in the evening of April 4 when she was returning from her field.

A case was registered against the accused based on a complaint lodged by the girl's mother, police said, adding the minor has been sent for medical examination. PTI COR NAV CK