Friday, December 24th, 2021

Minor raped, accused beaten to death by mob in Jalandhar

Jalandhar: An 11-year old woman was allegedly raped by a 39-year old migrant labourer, who was afterwards captured by the natives and beaten to death here on Sunday.

The incident happened in Dinesh Nagar region under Ramamandi Police Station limits.

The victim supposedly descends from Nepal and is undergoing treatment in a city hospital, although the accused hailed from Bihar. The accused dwelt in the area of the sufferer’s family.

“The police reached at the spot found the accused seriously injured and unconscious. They took him to the Civil Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries,” stated the Police official.

A case was filed under POCSO Act and additional analysis is underway.