A 49-year-old man allegedly raped his friend’s five-year-old daughter in a residential colony in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura, police said on Tuesday.
Mathura superintendent of police Sharavan Kumar Singh told the media that the accused after consuming alcoholic drinks at his friend’s residence raped the minor.
The SP further added that the accused has been identified as one Rajendra. He escaped the incident site after the minor cried for help. “We have arrested the accused. He is father of three grown up children and was well known to the victim’s father,” said Singh.
The Mathura police have registered a case under relevant Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections including 307 - rape and POSCO Act.
The Mathura Police told the media, that the complaint was lodged by her mother. She informed the police that her husband was heavily drunk and not in his senses when Rajendra raped the minor.
The SP added that the victim has undergone medical examination, while the accused has denied the charges framed against him.