Identified as Raj Kanwal alias Sandeep alias Kannu (19) , the accused, who is also a resident of the same village has been arrested. A case under sections 342,376, 506 of IPC, section 6 of POSCOAct and various sections of SC/ST Act has been registered against him at Aleva police station.
DSP Safidon, Virender Singh said that the medical examinations have confirmed that the victim was subjected to abuse. “further investigations are in progress and the accused will be taken to the place where he raped the victim,” Singh said.
According to police the incident took place on September 25 when victim was returning home to have food during school recess. As she reached near a shop, the accused, who is Jat by caste , allegedly dragged her and took her to a room behind the shop.