Minor abducted and raped in Hoshiarpur

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped in village Badla here, following which a man was arrested, police said on Friday.

The incident occurred yesterday when the victim, an eleventh standard student, was abducted at knife point by accused Pawan Kumar from a bus-stand at Adda Khanura, they said.

The accused, a resident of Khanura village, took the minor to village Badla where he allegedly raped her in a tube-well room.

Kumar has been arrested under various sections of the IPC, Sub-Inspector Karnail Singh, Station House Officer of Mehtiana police station said.

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