Youth attempts rape, attacks girl with blade for raising alarm

A 16-year-old girl was attacked here with a blade allegedly by an unidentified youth, when she tried to resist his sexual advances, leaving her critically injured, police said today.

The incident took place yesterday in Paraswani village under Gaurela police station area when the Class XI student was returning from school in Kodri near her native, Superintendent of Police Ratanlal Dangi said.

The accused allegedly stopped the girl on her way back home at an isolated place between the two villages and attempted to outrage her modesty, he said.

He attacked her with the blade when she raised an alarm and fled the spot, Dangi said.

The girl has been admitted to a government hospital with severe injuries, he said. Three suspects have been taken into custody in this connection and further investigations are on, police added.

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