Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl raped in Etah, accused held

Hearing the girl's cries, neighbourers rushed to her help and got hold of the accused.

PTI| Updated: Aug 07, 2017, 12:46 PM IST

Etah: A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Sakeet area of the district, police said on Monday.

The accused barged into the girl's house yesterday when she was alone and committed the misdeed, they said.

Hearing the girl's cries, neighbourers rushed to her help and got hold of the accused, police said, adding the man was arrested and charged under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Investigation is underway, they said.