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Girl raped in Hazaribagh forest

Press Trust of India  |  Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) 

A girl has been raped by a person in a forest, police said Sunday.

Seeing a girl alone in on Friday, the person forcibly huddled her into his SUV, took her to a forest in Tati-Jharia area on Hazaribagh-Bagodar road (NH-100) and raped her, they said.

The girl, who came to from in neighbouring district to purchase medicine, was waiting for a bus to return home when the incident happened, police said.

After committing the crime the accused left her in the forest and fled. The victim was found by villagers who took her to station, where she lodged an FIR.

Baby Jha, the officer-in-charge of the station, took her to a hospital for medical examination.

A police team recovered a purse from the spot which led them to the suspect who hails from Dhanbad, said.

"We have informed police about the incident and asked them to arrest the culprit," she said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 23:51 IST
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