17-yr-old girl raped by fellow villager in UP

A 17-year-old Dalit girl here was allegedly raped by a man in her village in the Kaudiya area, police said on Friday.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 29, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Gonda: A 17-year-old Dalit girl here was allegedly raped by a man in her village in the Kaudiya area, police said on Friday.

In the incident which allegedly occurred two days back, the accused, who belongs to the same village, is said to have raped the girl after entering her residence when her family members were out working in the fields, said SP Bharat Singh Yadav.

The girl's father met him yesterday and complained about the incident following which a case has now been lodged in the matter, Singh added.