JAMMU, Jan. 12 -- A 16-year-old girl, a student of Class 11, was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old man in a village in Pataudi on Thursday morning. Police said the girl had gone to relieve herself around 5am when the accused man barged into the washroom and allegedly sexually assaulted her.

In the complaint, the girl's mother told the police that when her daughter did not return from the washroom for a long time, she went to check on her and caught the accused, but he managed to escape."I picked up a wooden stick and was about to beat him when he fled. Before leaving, he threatened me. Over six months ago, he had molested my daughter and threatened to circulate obscene pictures of her," she said in the complaint.

The police said that the g...