The girl who hailed from Pilkhana area was raped on Monday night. Local people caught hold of the accused Chand Mohammad and beat him up before handing him over to police.
Mohammad took the girl to an old dilapidated building and allegedly raped her. He gave food to the girl and told her not to tell the incident to anyone. When the news spread, local people caught hold of Mohammad and beat him up and handed him over to the police.
On Tuesday morning when Mohammad was taken to Howrah General hospital under police custody, local people chased him and snatched him from police and beat him up. A large contingent of policemen was deployed to bring the situation under control.