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7-year-old raped by own relative in Assam’s Karimganj

A 7-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her own relative and is now undergoing treatment in a critical condition in Karimganj district of Assam.

Police on July 16 evening arrested a youth who allegedly raped the 7-year-old minor.

According to reports, the incident took place under Patharkandi police station, where the accused youth identified as Abbasuddin had allegedly raped the minor at his house.

Police said that, the victim is the family relative of the accused youth.

On July 12, the minor along with her mother had visited the youth’s home and stayed at night. The youth had allegedly raped the girl and fled after committing the crime.

On Tuesday evening, police arrested Abbasuddin from Kashimganj area.

Police has registered a case at Patharkandi police station. The victim is now under treatment at Karimganj civil hospital. “The victim is the family relative of the accused youth named Abbasuddin. We had arrested him from Kashimganj area. He allegedly raped the minor girl on July 12 at his own residence while the victim along with her mother visited his home. The victim is now in a critical condition and under treatment at Karimganj civil hospital,” a police officer said.

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