<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A 12-year-old girl belonging to Meena community was allegedly abducted and raped by her neighbour on the pretext of taking her to a relative’s birthday party in Jhalawar district in Rajasthan, police said on Monday. The accused fled away from the town after the crime but he was later today morning detained by the police. Meanwhile, the police van of the Khanpur police station, taking the victim and her parents overturned on Monday on the way to a community health centre (CHC), he said. However, none of the six in the van sustained injuries besides the father of the victim, who sustained minor hand injuries, the official said.The girl, a class 6 student of Meena community, a resident of Tailiyo ka Mohalla in Khanpur town and a class 6th students in local government school was on Sunday evening abducted and raped by neighboring youth identified as Vijay Singh (22), told Sub-inspector (SI) at Khanpur police station Surendra Singh. While the victim was playing outside her home, the accused youth, in the pretext of attending a birthday party, took her to a relative’s home at nearby Harigarh village at around 4.30 last evening and raped her there, he said. The minor was along at her home as her parents and elder sister are daily wage labors and was at work when the accused took her on a motorbike, the S.I. said.When the victim returned around 8 o’clock last night, she narrated the plight to her parents following which they approached the police station and lodged a case against the accused, Sub Inspector Singh said. The accused youth Vijay Singh, on the, complain, was booked under sections 363 (kidnapping), 376 (rape) of IPC, section ¾ of POSCO Act and under section 3 of SC/ST Act, he further said.The victim’s statements under section 164 before the magistrate would be recorded today after the medical examination, the SI said. The police van while taking the victim and parents along with the three police personnel for medical examination.Accused booked under POSCO ACTThe accused in the matter was rounded up today and would be shown as arrested after the preliminary investigation and the statements of the victim under 164 are over later in the day today.When the victim returned around 8 o’clock last night, she narrated the plight to her parents following which they approached the police station and lodged a case against the accused. The accused was booked under sections 363, 376 of IPC, section ¾ of POSCO Act and under section of SC/ST Act.
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