Minor girl raped in UP

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Etah district when she had gone to attend a marriage function, police said on Tuesday.

Updated: May 07, 2013, 21:38 PM IST

Etah: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly
raped by a youth in Etah district when she had gone to attend a marriage function, police said on Tuesday.

In an FIR lodged yesterday, the minor had alleged that a 21-year-old youth, identified as Devender, took her to a nearby field and raped her, they said.

The victim was found by her family members in the fields, who later caught the accused and beat him up before handing him over to the police.

The minor was sent for a medical examination to a local hospital, police said.

PTI