Minor raped, accused absconding

Bundi (Rajasthan): A minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth after he lured her to an isolated spot in Jalodi area of the district.

The accused Ratan Lal (18) from Neem Ka Kheda village took the four-and-a-half-year-old girl to a lonely place in Jalodi, on Dec 26, in the pretext of giving her delicacies and raped her, SHO Talera police station Pramod Sharma said.

The parents of the girl, dismissing the bleeding as a result of an injury while playing, took her to hospitals in Kota where the doctors confirmed rape, Sharma said.

It was then that they filed a complaint against the accused in Talera police station yesterday. The efforts are on to nab Lal who is out at large, he said.

The child is in a government hospital and has received internal injuries.