Neighbour rapes teenage girl in Haryana

Faridabad: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour ‘repeatedly’ for the past one week here, police said today.

The girl complained that she went to nearby field yesterday when the accused Ravindra (20) raped her, they said, adding that he had been repeatedly raping the girl for the past week.

He also threatened to kill the girl and her brother if she revealed the incident to anyone, they said.

A case has been registered under various sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against him, they said.

The accused has been arrested and was produced in court today which remanded him to judicial custody, In-charge of Bhupani police station, Aman Yadav said.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a person has been booked for attempting to rape and assault a 36-year-old woman in Old Faridabad here, police said.

The woman, a nurse by profession, complained that when she returned home last night from her duty, her neighbour Suraj Saini barged into her house and attempted to rape her, they said.

When she resisted his attempt, the accused hit her abdomen and nose, they said.

A case has been registered with Old Faridabad Police under relevant sections of the IPC, they said.

The accused was arrested today, Inspector Dilbag Singh said, adding that investigations has been initiated in the case.