14-year-old girl stabbed for resisting rape attempt

New Delhi:A 14-year-old girl was brutally stabbed after she resisted a rape attempt in Ramsanehi Ghat area in Barabanki, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place yesterday, when the girl was working in the fields and a youth identified as Ranjit dragged her and tried to rape her, they said.

When the girl resisted, he stabbed her repeatedly. Hearing her scream, villagers gathered on the spot and they caught the accused and beat him.

He was later handed over to the police. The girl is being treated in the hospital. Her condition was stated to be out of danger.