A minor has been arrested for raping a 12-year-old Dalit girl in Semra Ahir village.

The victim and her younger sisters had gone to the forest to graze cows when the incident occurred on Tuesday.

The police said the accused, identified as a 16-year-old boy, forced the victim’s sisters to go home and later allegedly raped the girl.

After the victim’s parents lodged a police complaint, the accused was arrested by the police and a case was registered. — PTI