Minor Dalit girl raped, history-sheeter held
Sagar: A 13-year-old dalit girl was allegedly raped by a history-sheeter at Patharia Jaigan village in the district, police said on Thursday.
The incident occurred on March 19 when the accused, identified as Mahendra Lodhi allegedly, lured the victim, playing near her house under a pretext to a secluded place and sexually assaulted her, they said.
The complaint was filed by the victim`s parents yesterday, following which police apprehended Lodhi who has 18 cases registered against him in various police stations.
A case under Section 376 (rape) of the IPC, SC/ST Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act was registered against the accused in this regard, police said.
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