A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man on Monday in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh.
"An incident of rape of a 9-year-old girl had come to our knowledge. An FIR was registered. Teams were formed and the accused was taken into custody. Further investigation is underway," said senior police officer L R Kumar.
"The girl has been sent for medical examination. The chargesheet will be filed soon," the police officer said.
This incident comes after a week of an alleged rape and murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Aligarh that had a sparked nationwide outrage.
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