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Neighbour rapes 5-year-old girl in Telangana: Police

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by his neighbour in Vikarabad district in Telangana, police said on Monday.

The accused, aged around 20, had taken the girl to his house and sexually assaulted her on Friday, a police official said.

After the girl's family members lodged a complaint on Monday, police took into custody the man.

A case under IPC sections 376 (rape) and relevant provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act had been registered, police said.

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First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 20:45 IST