Ballia (UP): A 12-year-old child bride was allegedly raped by her 60-year-old father-in-law in Nagra area, a senior officer said on Wednesday.

A person filed a complaint that her niece was raped by her father-in-law following which an FIR was lodged, additional superintendent of police Ashok Tripathi said.

The girl, who is currently staying with her parents, had got married last year in November. A medical examination of the girl will be conducted and further action will be taken after the rape has been confirmed, Tripathi added.


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