Three-Year-Old Girl Raped By Juvenile In Ludhiana

14/03/2016 4:16 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST
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An Indian protester holds a placard during a demonstration against the release of a juvenile rapist in New Delhi on December 21, 2015. India's Supreme Court December 21, 2015 rejected an appeal against the release of the youngest convict in an infamous fatal gang-rape, sparking fury from the victim's parents who said the ruling was a betrayal of women. AFP PHOTO / Money SHARMA / AFP / MONEY SHARMA (Photo credit should read MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)

LUDHIANA -- A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a juvenile here who slit her throat after committing the crime, police said today.

The girl's father, a vegetable vendor, in a police complaint alleged that a 17-year-old youth from his neighbourhood yesterday raped his daughter when she was alone in his house in Manjit Nagar area.

The accused, a labourer, then tried to kill her by slitting her throat. The girl was found in a semi-naked state.

She was bleeding profusely and rushed to a hospital, where doctors said her condition is stable, ADCP Paramjit Singh Pannu said.

The accused has been arrested on charges of rape, police said.

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