UP: Four detained for abducting, raping four-year-old Dalit girl

PTI Published Aug 7, 2016, 9:30 pm IST Updated Aug 7, 2016, 9:33 pm IST

Hapur: Four persons have been detained in connection with the rape of a four-year-old Dalit girl in Kheda village here even as the family of the victim alleged delayed action by the police, which rejected the charge.

Circle Officer Praveen Ranjan said that four persons had been detained in connection with the incident that occurred on Friday night and were being quizzed. Police also rejected allegations of delayed action.

"After the girl's father made a call at 100 number, the police reached the spot within 10 minutes. The SHO was informed, and he reached there immediately," Superintendent of Police Alankrita Singh said, adding that victim got timely medical attention due to the officers.

The condition of the girl, who was admitted in a hospital in Meerut, is stated to be stable.

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