A youth was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 14-year-old girl here on the pretext of marriage, police said on Monday.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajesh Tiwari said the minor was abducted by the 19-year-old youth on June 17 in Bansdih.
The youth was arrested on Sunday, he said.
On the complaint of the girl’s brother, a case was registered under the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, Tiwari said.
The girl has been sent to a hospital for medical examination, he said.