Rape bid on four-year-old; Man held in Belur

A person has been arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a four-year-old girl, here on Friday.

The accused has been identified as Puneeth, a resident of the town. Police sources said, Puneeth had taken the girl to a secluded place from her anganwadi centre and tried to rape her. He was caught red-handed by people and handed over to the police when the girl screamed.

Belur police have registered a case. The accused has been remanded to judicial custody.

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