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Juvenile apprehended for attempting to rape minor girl in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A juvenile, who attempted to rape a four-year-old girl, was apprehended today in district of and Kashmir, police said.

The boy, a student of Class 9, had gone into hiding on Saturday after his attempt to rape the minor at her rented house was foiled by neighbours, a said.

He had gone to deliver milk to the family and finding the girl alone tried to rape her. However, the cries of the girl attracted the attention of her neighbours who rushed to the spot.

The accused fled the scene and efforts were launched to nab him, the said. After two days' hunt, the boy was apprehended today.

Police have registered a case against the accused.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:25 IST