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Punjab: Six-year-old raped after returning from class

A case under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the unknown accused, he said.


Devdiscourse News Desk phagwara India
Updated: 31-10-2018 19:11 IST

A Class 1 girl student was allegedly raped by an unidentified man while she was returning home from school here, police said Wednesday.

The six-year-old girl's mother reported the matter to police when she saw her weeping and bleeding on Tuesday, Station House Officer (SHO) Inspector Jatinderjit Singh said.

He said the minor girl was returning home from school when she was raped by an unidentified man.

The victim was medically examined, the SHO said.

A case under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act was registered against the unknown accused, he said.

He said police was leaving no stone unturned to trace the culprit.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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