A 13-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old mentally disabled girl in a village in Sindagi taluk.

According to the police, passersby found the girl in a semiconscious state at about 11 p.m. on Tuesday in the neighbourhood and informed her parents. On noticing that she was bleeding, the girl was taken to government hospital, where doctors said that she was sexually assaulted.

Following a complaint by the girl’s uncle naming the boy, the police arrested him. He has been sent to juvenile home.