A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping and torturing a 10-year-old girl in Jashpur district of north Chahttisgarh.

The girl was abducted as she was returning home from school. She was living with her relatives in Karanjtoli village. Her parents were staying in Gumla district of Jharkhand. A case was registered at the Jashpur police station on Tuesday last. Jashpur SP J.S, Meena said the accused was a resident of the neighbouring Jariya village.