A five-year-old girl was raped allegedly in her house at Sohna here on Monday and her teenaged cousin has been arrested.

When the girl was alone around 5 p.m. Ajay (19) sexually assaulted her. The girl’s father, an electrician, however, returned home at the time and caught him in the act. He reported the matter to the Sohna police station and a case under the IPC Section 376 (rape) and Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act was registered. The girl was brought to the Gurgaon civil hospital where a medical board examined her.