A Dalit girl was allegedly attacked with a brick and raped by her father in a village field near Abohar last night.The 14-year old girl returned home this morning wearing her father’s shirt and a bloodstained scarf in Shergarh village. The accused was arrested today.In her complaint, she said she fell asleep around midnight after assisting her father in irrigating the field. Around 2 am, he allegedly tore her shirt. Then he hit her with a brick and raped her.Wahabwala police station in-charge Tejinder Singh and a woman police constable shifted the victim to the Civil Hospital here.The victim’s statement has been recorded and a case under Sections 323, 376 of the IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act has been filed.

Similar case in Ropar

Ropar: The district police arrested a resident of Bharatgarh village for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter here today. The accused has been identified Subodh Kumar. His wife had already deserted him.The police said a complaint was received through a child helpline that the accused had been raping his minor daughter for the past three months.After receiving the complaint, an investigation was started into the matter. Finding the allegations true, the accused was arrested and a case registered against him.