In a most inhuman act, a girl’s stepfather raped her. The incident took place on Wednesday and came to light on Thursday after the girl and her relatives lodged a complaint with the police.

According to Toopran Circle Inspector M. Ravinder Reddy, Nagamani and Lakshmaiah are residents of Jendapally village in Toopran mandal. Nagamani has a 13-year-old daughter from her first husband who has been staying with them.

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On Wednesday, Mr. Lakshmaiah went to the school where the girl was studying, informing the teachers that the girl’s mother had consumed poison, was in her last stage and wanted to see her. Believing him, the school staff sent the girl with her stepfather.

He reportedly took her to a nearby forest area and allegedly raped her.

The girl and her mother, Nagamani, along with some relatives, lodged a complaint with the police.

The girl was sent to the hospital for a medical test.

The police has registered a case and is investigating.

Mr. Ravinder Reddy said that the search for Mr. Lakshmaiah is on.