BIHARSHARIF: A 13-year-old rape victim died on Friday due to excessive bleeding following termination of her pregnancy by a quack on Thursday.

The girl’s father, a daily wager and resident of locality in Biharsharif, has lodged an , accusing his cousin sister’s son Faisal of repeatedly raping his daughter. Faisal is a rickshaw-puller.

“When Faisal came to know about the pregnancy, he on Wednesday gave her a couple of pills. She complained of uneasiness and revealed about her rape by Faisal on several occasions,” said the FIR.

It added Faisal took her to a “medical practitioner” on Thursday for termination of pregnancy, but fled when she started bleeding profusely. She was rushed to the Biharsharif sadar hospital and later to a private clinic where she died on Friday.

Town police station SHO Keshav Kumar Majumdar said raids were on to nab the culprit.

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