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Teenage girl raped in Uttar Pradesh

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Jarwal road area here, police said on Friday.

PTI| Updated: Aug 07, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

Bahraich: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Jarwal road area here, police said on Friday.

The incident took place on August 3 when the girl was dragged to an agriculture field by the youth belonging to another community, who then raped her, they said.

An FIR in this connection was registered yesterday and the accused has been arrested, they said.

Additional police force has been deployed in the area to prevent any untoward incident, they added.