Minor girl raped in West Bengal’s Howrah, one arrested

Kolkata: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a local near her house in West Bengal’s Howrah district, police said on Tuesday.

“A local person allegedly abducted and raped a minor girl near her house at Kantapukur Howrah district’s Bagnan on Monday evening. The girl was recovered from a nearby field and shifted to Bagnan Rural Hospital,” said an officer from Bagnan police station.

Police said they have arrested S. Jarek, the accused in the case.