In a shocking incident reported from Barmer district of Rajasthan, a minor girl, who was tending her goats, was brutally raped and assaulted by a 40-year-old man.
The crime took place in Joona Patrasar under Sadar police station area of the district. The accused has been identified as Bhopal Singh.
According to FIR, the man forcefully took her to the hills and raped her repeatedly. The girl was found by her family late Thursday evening with a noose around her neck.
Police suspect the accused intended to kill the victim after rape.
Seeing the brutality, police in Barmer decided to conduct the medical examination of the victim in the middle of the night and recorded her statement. Police have formed teams to nab the culprit.
“We have received a complaint of rape from Joona Patrasar area in Barmer. The girl is a minor. We have recorded her statement under Section 161 CrPc. The statement of the girl’s parents has also been recorded. We are getting her medical examination done,” said Seema Chopra, Deputy SP, Women Cell, Barmer.