GUJRANWALA: An accused raped a six-year-old girl in suburb of Gujranwala and fled the scene on Thursday.
According to police, the incident took place in a village neighboring Gujranwala city where an accused molested a minor girl who was taking bath at tube well near her house.
The dwellers of area hearing the cryies and screams of the girl reached the scene after which the culprit escaped. The victim girl was shifted to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital.
The police registered a case against the accused stated to be neighbour of the molested girl and started search for him.
It should be mentioned that rape of minor girls in Punjab is on rise and more than six cases have been reported during recent months.