ROHTAK: Police arrested an upper-caste man on Sunday for allegedly raping a minor dalit girl in Haryana's Bhiwani district.
The 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the night of April 3 but she kept quiet about it till April 6.
The police registered a case against Zile Singh (32) who owns a shop in the village on Saturday night and arrested him on Sunday.
The victim had gone out of her house on April 3 when Singh took her to a nearby abandoned house and allegedly raped her. He kept the girl with him overnight and released her in the morning, according to the police FIR.
She returned home before other family members woke up and did not tell anyone. But her family suspected that something wrong had happened with her after they noticed change in her behaviour. She finally told them about the rape on Saturday evening.
A police officer said that the victim with her family filed a complaint on Saturday after which they registered a case against Singh. Singh will be produced in the court on Monday, the officer said.