MAU (Uttar Pradesh): A one-and-a-half-year old girl was allegedly raped by a man here, police said on Saturday.
The man took the minor girl away on the pretext of buying her toffees on Friday night. He took her to a secluded spot and allegedly raped her. He later left the girl outside her house and fled, police said, quoting the complaint from the victim’s family.
According to the police, a crowd immediately gathered at the spot and the man was also identified.
The police reached the spot and later arrested the accused, officials said.
Superintendent of police, P Sushil Chandrabhan Ghule, who visited the spot on Saturday, said the girl has been admitted to a hospital where she is undergoing treatment.
A case is being registered based on the complaint of the relatives and the accused has been arrested.
A request will be made to hear the matter in a fast track court, the SP added.