Patna (Bihar), October 31: Patna police is on a look out a 22 year old auto driver who has allegedly raped his minor niece. The case was registered on Friday evening at Rajiv Nagar police station. The accused is a maternal uncle of the 15-year-old victim. Initially, the accused tried to suppress the matter, but as soon as the victim and her family approached the police he switched off his phone and went untraceable.

According to the police, the accused has his own house in ​​Rajiv Nagar locality, whereas the victim’s family are residents of Samastipur district. For some time however, the victim and her parents were staying at her maternal uncle's house.

The girl's parents had left home for work on Thursday morning and the girl was all alone in the house. The accused maternal uncle descended from the top floor and offered her biscuits. The girl refused the offer as she was wary of his actions. She always had a feeling that the accused had ulterior motives and hence did not give him any opportunity. However, on Thursday when there was no one at home, he overpowered the girl and allegedly raped her.

When the parents came back home in the evening, the daughter informed them of the incident. Hearing it, both got shocked and were confused on what they should do next. They felt that it will tarnish the girl's and family's reputation but the victim's mother insisted on filing a complaint.

On enquiry, SHO Saroj Kumar confirmed that a case has been registered based on the statement of the victim's father. Investigations are underway and a medical test of the victim has also happened.

“We are looking out for the absconding accused. We have also activated our informer network to catch hold of the accused” added Kumar.