A five-year-old was allegedly raped here by a neighbour on Tuesday after he lured her with toffees and took her to an isolated place, police said. The accused, Jagat, 32, has been arrested.
A police officer told IANS that they were informed by some residents of Neb Sarai area of south Delhi that a minor was bleeding and that she may have been sexually assaulted.
The victim is a daughter of labourers who live in a slum area of Neb Sarai.
The police officer said her parents had gone for work and she was alone in her residence when the accused offered her toffees and took her to a secluded place where he committed the crime.
The accused left her near her home, the officer said.
Some neighbours informed police and the victim was sent for medical examination that "confirmed" she was raped.
The girl identified the accused who was apprehended and taken into custody.
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