LAHAN: A 12-year-old girl has been raped at Chharrapatti of Sonmati Majhaura-2 in Siraha district.
Ram Sagar Safi (29) of the same locality allegedly raped the girl while she went to a paddy field near her house. The incident took place in the morning on Saturday.
Locals came to know about the incident after hearing the girl's screaming.
Rape accused Safi managed to flee the scene with the arrival of the locals at the incident site.
According to Police Inspector Brij Kishor Chaudhary, a search for the accused was underway.
It is learnt that rape accused Safi is married with two children.