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UP: One more arrested in failed rape bid

A 14-year-old dalit girl suffered a grievous eye injury after she was stabbed allegedly by two youths when she resisted their attempt to rape.



Lucknow: One more youth has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault and violence against a 14-year-old dalit girl in Kannauj district, official sources said here on Monday.

"Kuldeep (18), who was absconding after the incident, has been arrested by the police in Kannauj district," they said.

A 14-year-old dalit girl suffered a grievous eye injury after she was stabbed allegedly by two youths when she resisted their attempt to rape her in Gursahaiganj area here.

According to the police, Dilip and Niranjan Yadav who also hail from the victim`s village, injured her eye with a sharp weapon while trying to rape her in Gadwa Buzurg village last evening.

While Niranjan Yadav was arrested yesterday, two police personnel, including sub-inspector Shiv Shanker Singh and constable Fakhruddin have been suspended on charges of laxity.

PTI

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