Rampur (Uttar Pradesh): Police have booked a man for allegedly throwing a 15-year-old girl off terrace of a building after failed rape attempt.
The incident took place in Civil Lines on Tuesday night and the accused was arrested on Wednesday evening.
The girl was rushed to the district hospital with multiple fractures, and the doctors referred her to a trauma centre in a critical condition.
Rampur Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Arun Kumar Singh said the accused, a resident of the Pahari Gate area under the Civil Lines police station, has been booked under several sections.
He will face sections including 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 325 (punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and appropriate sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
IANS report with edits