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  India   Crime  07 Dec 2019  6-year-old locked up in bathroom in Kolkata and raped; one arrested

6-year-old locked up in bathroom in Kolkata and raped; one arrested

PTI
Published : Dec 7, 2019, 10:55 am IST
Updated : Dec 7, 2019, 10:55 am IST

The man was arrested after a complaint was filed by the rape survivor's mother, a senior officer said.

The incident happened on Thursday at the first floor of the building on Taratala Road and police said they have arrested a 19-year-old man who is a neighbour of the girl. (Representational Image)
 The incident happened on Thursday at the first floor of the building on Taratala Road and police said they have arrested a 19-year-old man who is a neighbour of the girl. (Representational Image)

Kolkata: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Kolkata's Garden Reach area after she was locked up in the bathroom of a building, police said on Friday.

The incident happened on Thursday at the first floor of the building on Taratala Road and police said they have arrested a 19-year-old man who is a neighbour of the girl.

 

The man was arrested after a complaint was filed by the rape survivor's mother, a senior officer said.

"The accused has been charged under the POCSO Act," he said.

Medical test report of the girl is awaited, police said, adding that further investigation is on.

Tags: west bengal, rape, crime, crime against minor, pocso act
Location: India, West Bengal