Youth held for raping Dalit girl

Rewari (Haryana): A youth was arrested for allegedly raping a minor Dalit girl in Guriani village, about 30 km from here, police said on Saturday.

Amit Yadav (25) lured the 12-year-old girl into his house when she was on her way to a friend's house on Thursday night and raped her, they said.

Later, a case was lodged against the accused on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim's parents.

Amit was today produced in a court which remanded him in 14-day judicial custody.

Further investigations into the matter are underway, police added.