New Delhi: Another shocking incident against women come to light after police rescued a 17-year-old girl from her 32-year-old uncle, who allegedly confined her for 24 days and repeatedly raped her.

As per the officials, the girl had gone missing on January 14 and a probe zeroed in on a village in Mehkar tehsil in neighbouring Buldhana district where she was kept.

“The accused had escaped from the spot along with the girl by the time police arrived. He frequently changed his place of stay to avoid arrest”, news agency PTI quoted Inspector Shyamsunder Kauthale as saying.

On February 8, cops nabbed the accused from a bus stop in Aurangabad and managed to rescue the girl.

In her statement, the girl informed the police that the accused repeatedly raped her and whenever he went out somewhere, he used to lock her inside a room.