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6-year-old Girl Raped by Tutor in UP's Pilibhit; Accused Arrested

Women display a banner and placards as they attend a protest against the growing rape cases. (File photo)

Women display a banner and placards as they attend a protest against the growing rape cases. (File photo)

The girl has been admitted to the district hospital, while the accused has been arrested, police said.

A 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her tutor in a village in Pilibhit on Monday, following which the man was arrested, police said. The accused has been identified as Dharmendra Maurya. The incident took place under Jahanabad police station area, they said.

The girl, a class II student, had gone for her tuition class along with a friend. Her tutor allegedly raped her, Superintendent of Police Jai Prakash said. The incident came to light after the girl returned home crying and her family informed the police, he said.

The girl has been admitted to the district hospital, while the accused has been arrested, Prakash said.


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