HANGU: Police arrested a 30-year old person accused of raping a six-year old girl in Thal area of Hangu district few days ago.

The police said that father of the victim girl registered an FIR against Anwar Khaliq, accusing him of raping his minor daughter.

The police added that victim’s father claimed that the suspect had raped his daughter in his hujra.

Her father, a resident of Qadri Banda area, claimed that his daughter came home crying and bleeding and when asked what happened to her and who did it, she identified Anwar Khaliq as her rapist.

The police said that an FIR was registered after the girl was taken to District Headquarters Hospital where doctors confirmed that she was raped.

They said that a team was constituted to arrest the suspect and raid was conducted on a house in Jehazo Maidan area where the accused went in hiding after committing the crime