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Man arrested for raping 9-yr-old girl

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his nine-year-old neighbour in southeast Delhi's Govindpuri, the police said today.

The incident took place yesterday when the girl was alone at her house as her parents were at work, they said.

The man barged inside her house and forced himself on her. He threatened her of dire consequences if she revealed about the incident to anybody, the police said.

After her parents returned, she narrated her ordeal to them and they approached the police. A case was registered and the mand was arrested.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 23:42 IST