Minor girl raped in Palghar

A 14-year-old girl has been allegedly raped by a man here, police said on Saturday.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 17, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Palghar: A 14-year-old girl has been allegedly raped by a man here, police said on Saturday.

The accused, Sitesh Singh, took the victim to a isolated place near a crematorium in Valiv area on the night of January 15 and sexually assaulted her, they said.

A case has been lodged against Singh for rape and also under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, and a search was on for him, police added.