Case registered for minor girl's rape in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad

ANI Moradabad, India Dec 26, 2019, 10.04 AM(IST)

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UP Police have filed a case of rape of a minor girl of Moradabad; suspects still unknown.

A minor girl was allegedly raped in Moradabad on December 22, police said.

"The victim's father found her in an injured state near the airport strip. She was referred to a hospital in Meerut. The medical examination report shows that she was raped. We are investigating the case," Superintendent of Police, Moradabad City, Amit Kumar Anand, told reporters here.

Based on the complaint filed by the victim's father, the police have registered a case under Section 376 (rape) and the POCSO Act against unknown persons.