Five-year-old raped by 29-year-old man

Five-year-old raped by 29-year-old man

The incident occurred yesterday when the accused, Vinod, husband of the maid who works in the victim's house, was sent to fetch the girl from the dance school, they said.

The driver of the autorickshaw was not aware of the incident, the police added.

The incident came to light today after the child told her parents. Her father filed a complaint, following which the accused was arrested, police said.

Vinod has been arrested and booked under Section 376 (Rape) read with 511 (Attempt to commit offences punishable with life imprisonment or other punishment), they said.

He would be produced before a magistrate tomorrow, they added.