A 70-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a distant relative in Shahjahanpur, police said today.
A first information report (FIR) was lodged yesterday on the basis of a complaint from the woman, they added.
The woman, a resident of Rampur, had come to Dhakiya Ranvas village under the Sidhauli police station and was allegedly raped by a distant relative in Shahjahanpur on September 28, station in-charge Birja Ram said.
After she returned home in Rampur and narrated her ordeal to her son, a case was lodged against the accused yesterday, he added.
A hunt was launched to arrest the accused who worked in Haryana, Mr Ram said.