A 27-year-old man allegedly tried to rape two minor girls after luring them to his house, and was arrested. The accused took the girls, both 7-8 years old, to his house in Shamli district and tried to rape them yesterday, Kandhla police station SHO O P Choudhary said. On hearing the girls' cries, neighbours rushed to the house and beat up the accused. Later, he was handed over to police. Police have registered a case under relevant provisions of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
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