11-year-old girl allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri district

News Desk: In a shocking incident, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri district on Tuesday. The incident took place in the Kishni area of the district when the rape survivor had gone to watch television at her neighbour’s place at around 1 pm on July 27. The police have registered an FIR against the accused neighbour on Thursday.

After sexually assaulting the minor, the accused also threatened the girl with dire consequences if she tell it to anybody. The accused has been identified as Govind. After coming back home, the rape survivor narrated the entire ordeal to his mother.

The police registered the FIR section 376-AB of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) act. The accused is currently absconding. The girl has been sent for a medical examination, and the report is still awaited. The police have started an investigation into the matter and have launched a manhunt operation to nab the suspect.