Barabanki: An eight-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a minor in a village in Safdarganj police station area here, police said on Thursday.

The victim, a third-grade student, was yesterday lured by the accused, identified RPT identified as Ranjit, and raped her after taking her outside the village, they said.

The girl was found in an unconscious condition and was later admitted to a hospital and is stated critical, they said.

A case has been registered, they said, adding the accused has been arrested and the investigation is underway.


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