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Man on the run after raping Dalit teenager in UP's Bhadohi

Press Trust of India  |  Bhadohi (UP) 

A man escaped from a village after allegedly raping a Dalit teenager in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district, police said on Saturday.

The incident happened in a village in Gopiganj area on Friday when Mukesh Singh alias Ravindra took the girl to a pump set room in the fields and raped her there, Circle Officer K Singh said.

The accused later fled from the spot threatening the girl of dire consequences, he said.

An FIR has been registered and police has launched a manhunt to arrest him.

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First Published: Sat, February 15 2020. 14:48 IST