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Juvenile arrested for attempting to rape minor girl

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Jammu, Apr 16: A juvenile, who attempted to rape a four-year-old girl, was apprehended today in Udhampur district, police said.

The boy, a student of Class 9, had gone into hiding on Saturday after his attempt to rape the minor at her rented house was foiled by neighbours, a police official said.

He had gone to deliver milk to the family and finding the girl alone tried to rape her. However, the cries of the girl attracted the attention of her neighbours who rushed to the spot.

The accused fled the scene and efforts were launched to nab him, the official said. After two days’ hunt, the boy was apprehended today.

Police have registered a case against the accused.

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