Teenage girl raped at gunpoint

Muzaffarnagar: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped and beaten up by a man at gunpoint in Jabalpur village of Shamli district, the police said today.

The Class 7 student was alone in her house when the accused, Ankit Kumar (25), entered her house and raped her at pistol point, Circle Officer Rajesh Kumar said.

The accused also beat up the girl when she resisted, he said.

A case has been registered against the accused, the circle officer said, adding later he was arrested.