9 year old girl raped near polling booth in Kullu

Kullu: A nine-year-old girl was raped near a polling booth in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The crime occurred under the limits of the Anni police station area in Kullu district. The incident comes during the seventh and the final phase of Lok Sabha polling 2019 on Sunday.

The accused has been identified as Devendra Singh, a resident of Bharesh village,of distt.Kullu.

The police have sent the girl for medical examination and filed a case under section 376 and 511 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Meanwhile, Deputy SP Tejindra Verma said they are further probing the matter