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8-year-old raped in Azamgarh, accused arrested

Oct 01, 2020 16:42 IST

An 8-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh district was allegedly raped by her 20-year-old neighbour in a village in Jiyanpur police station area on Wednesday. The police said that the accused has been arrested. Officials say the accused was well-known to the family of the survivor and used to visit her house frequently. On Wednesday, he coaxed her to accompany him outside, where the incident took place. The girl informed her parents after she was dropped home by the boy, following which her parents filed a complaint. The girl has been sent for medical examination and further investigation in the case is on.