The accused, who lured the girl into the fields and raped her, has been arrested.
Siddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh): Amid simmering anger over recent rape cases that have shook the nation, including Kathua rape and murder and Unnao case, another incident came to the fore on Thursday. A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a villager in Siddharthnagar area when she stepped out of her house to watch a 'baraat' procession.
The accused lured the girl into the fields and raped her. She was found lying unconscious out of the village.
The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Meanwhile, police has arrested the accused.
The incident comes days after an eight-year-old girl was raped and strangled to death while she had gone to attend a wedding function with her parents at a village in Etah.
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(With ANI inputs)