A two-year-old girl was sexually assaulted allegedly by her 23-year-old neighbour at her house in Azadpur on Saturday. The accused has been arrested.

According to the police, when the victim’s parents were engaged in some work in the evening, the accused who is a daily wager living in the same locality spotted her and thereafter sexually assaulted her after which he left the spot. As the girl kept screaming, her parents rushed to check what had happened. And suspecting that something was wrong, they took her to a nearby government hospital where they were told by the doctors that the girl had been sexually assaulted.

At this, the victim’s parents made a call to the Police Control Room and investigations led to the accused who was arrested.

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