19-year-old arrested on rape charge

Updated - April 21, 2015 05:41 am IST

Published - April 21, 2015 12:00 am IST - BELAGAVI:

A 19-year-old boy in Ramapur Site in Savadatti town has been arrested on the charge of raping a four-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood. Sohail Hazratsaab Mulla, the accused, was produced before a court and remanded in police custody.

The police said on Monday that the accused and the victim were neighbours. On Friday, the accused, a construction worker, lured the child with chocolates and took her inside his house when the others had gone away, and raped her.

The incident came to light when the girl returned home crying .

The parents informed the police, who arrested the accused same day.

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