Ramban, July 8: A 23-year-man managed to escape police custody after a case of rape had been registered against him and he was arrested.
As per police sources, a 14-year-old girl who belongs to Fagula in Ukhral, was the rape victim of Kuldeep Singh who had been misleading the teenager to use her as an end to fulfilling his lust. The 14-year-old was in labour a day ago and was rushed to the district hospital where she gave birth to a baby boy.
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The parents of the girl lodged a complaint after the girl disclosed that she was being sexually assaulted by the 23-year-old man identified as Kuldeep Singh, son of Tirth Singh, a resident of village Faglu, Ukhral.
A case of rape was registered against the accused, who was arrested, but managed to escape from the police post Ukhral.
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Two police officers on duty have been suspended and an inquiry has been initiated into the matter. A hunt is on for the accused.