Girl raped in Raj, accused absconding

Bundi: A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man here while her parents were away in the field in Gambhira village under Nainwa police station of the district.

The girl yesterday approached the police station with her parents and lodged a case of rape against Surender Meena of the same village, said Prushottam Mahariya, SHO at Nainwa police station.

The victim in her complaint alleged that the accused entered her house and raped her on January 5 night, the SHO said, adding the parents of the victim, were away in the field at the time the incident took place.

Acting on the girl’s complaint, police yesterday lodged a case against the accused under section of 376 (rape) of IPC and sections of POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act, Mahariya said.

The victim has been sent for the medical examination, he said.

The accused is absconding and efforts are on to nab him.

The exact age of the accused is also yet to be confirmed, the SHO said.