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Man rapes minor in Andhra Pradesh

ANI | Updated: Feb 27, 2020 14:39 IST

Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Feb 27 (ANI): A minor girl was allegedly raped by an unidentified person at Nuzividu town here on Wednesday. The accused reportedly went absconding after committing the crime.
According to police, the 10-year-old girl went missing after 10.30 pm yesterday after which her parents lodged a missing complaint.
"The circle inspector Ramachandra Rao who was on patrolling duty found the girl in a secluded place. She was raped by an unidentified person and was crying (when we found her)," said Sub Inspector Satyanarayana.
Subsequently, the police admitted her to a local hospital. She was then transferred to a hospital in Vijaywada for treatment.
The police had filed a case under Section 376AB of the Indian Penal Code and Section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act.
The police are searching for the accused.
More details are awaited. (ANI)

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