The Hush Post| 11:55 am|one-minute-read|
In a shocker in Uttar Pradesh, a 16-year-old girl was first raped and then her nose was slit allegedly by a man who barged into her house. The incident happened on Monday. An FIR has been registered against the man. The girl has been admitted to a local hospital for treatment.
Security has been heightened in the village where the incident took place since the accused and the rape survivor are from different communities.
According to police, the survivor is a school dropout. The girl was alone at her home on Sunday. That is when the accused, identified as Gautam Raidas, 20, allegedly barged into the house with a knife and locked her inside.
When the girl resisted, he slit her nose with the knife and raped her. Later, the accused identified as Gautam fled the spot.
The girl somehow managed to get aid from her neighbours who called her parents.
Ajay Mishra, SHO of Kotwali police station, said, “We have booked Gautam Raidas and will arrest him soon.”
The girl’s statement will be recorded in front of the magistrate after her treatment, Mr Mishra added.