A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old relative in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahoba district, police said on Friday.
The alleged incident took place on Wednesday evening in an area under the Charkhari police station limits, Station House Officer (SHO) Lakhan Singh said.
Based on the complaint of the girl’s family, a case in this connection was registered on Thursday, the SHO said.
Citing the FIR, Singh said the girl was playing outside her house on Wednesday evening, when the relative took her to his home on the pretext of making her watch TV and allegedly raped her.
The girl later narrated the incident to her mother, the SHO said.
He said the accused, a class 10 student, has been apprehended and will be produced before a juvenile court on Friday.
The girl was sent for medical examination, the SHO added.