18-month-old raped by uncle in Agra; found unconscious near bushes

The Asian Age.

India, Crime

Hours later, the victim was found unconscious and her abdomen was bleeding as well.

The victim had come to attend the wedding along with her mother when the accused took her to a secluded area and allegedly raped the 18-month-old toddler. (Representational Image)

Agra: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra, a toddler was allegedly raped by her uncle at a wedding. The incident came to light when the victim was found lying unconscious near the bushes.

According to reports the incident took in Agra’s Pohiya village which falls under Khandauli police station limits.

The accused, who is the victim’s distant maternal uncle, hails from the Firozabad district.

The victim had come to attend the wedding along with her mother when the accused took her to a secluded area and allegedly raped the 18-month-old toddler.

The victim’s mother started looking for her daughter after he did not return for around two hours. Hours later, the victim was found unconscious and her abdomen was bleeding as well.

The mother was allegedly asked to leave the venue with her daughter. Some local informed the police about the incident.

Police said that the accused has been booked under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and the POCSO Act.

The accused is yet to be nabbed. The victim was sent for a medical examination.

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