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6-year-old girl allegedly raped in Assam


Press Trust of India Morigaon (Assam)
A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped yesterday evening in Kamrup (Metro) district when she was alone at home, police said today.
The incident came days after the Batadrava gangrape and murder case of a minor girl in Nagaon district.
The girl was alone at home as her parents went to a nearby hospital for treatment. The girl narrated the incident to her mother today and an FIR was lodged with Khetri Polce station, police said.
After a vigorous search operation, a man, suspected to have committed the crime and was absconding, was arrested from a nearby village this afternoon, police said.
On March 23, a class 5 girl was gangraped and burnt to death at Dhaniabheti Lalung Gaon in Nagaon district when she was alone at home.

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First Published: Mar 29 2018 | 7:01 PM IST

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