Minor Dalit girl raped by maternal uncle

Batala (Pb): A minor Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her maternal uncle at Fatehgarh Churian town near here today.

The accused, identified as Dulla (20), brother of the victim’s stepmother, allegedly raped the 12-year-old girl when she was alone, police said.

The victim was admitted to the civil hospital where her medical examination was conducted, they said.

On a complaint lodged by the victim’s stepmother, a jhuggi dweller here, a case has been registered against the absconding accused and hunt was on to nab him, police added.