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Differently abled girl raped in West Bengal, dies

Press Trust of India  |  Uluberia (WB) 

A differently abled 10-year-old minor, who was allegedly raped in area of district on Monday, died while being taken to a hospital, police said on Friday.

The deaf and dumb girl was raped inside a toilet near her residence under station on Monday, a said.

However, the incident came to light only on Thursday after her mother noticed that she was behaving differently for the last few days and also experiencing urinary problems, he said.

She was then taken to a local hospital, where doctors confirmed rape and referred her to the Uluberia sub-divisional hospital, but the girl died en route, the said.

The accused, 18, was arrested on Friday and produced in Uluberia court, which remanded him to seven days police custody, he said.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 21:30 IST