- Three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then locked inside a box
- 18-year-old neighbour in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur has been arrested: Police
- Accused lured the child with chocolates and took her to his house: Police
The girl was alone at home on Monday when the man offered her chocolates and brought her to his house. After allegedly raping her, he dumped the crying child in a box and fled. When the neighbours heard her screams, they rushed to his house, but didn't find him there. They were shocked to see the girl locked in a box. They informed the police who later arrested the man.
"The accused realised that her parents were away. He lured the child with a chocolate and took her to his house. As the child started screaming and crying in pain, he got scared and fled. The neighbours rescued the child," police said.
(With inputs from ANI)
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