Four minors were detained today for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in the Maharajpur police station area, an officer said.
The girl was playing outside her house on Saturday evening when the boys allegedly lured her away to a secluded spot and raped her, Station House Officer (SHO) Rakesh Maurya said.
One of the accused is 12 years old and the others are six years old, he added.
A complaint was lodged by the girl's father today, the SHO said.
The girl's father told the police that he was advised against lodging a complaint by the neighbours, but he mustered the courage and informed the police.
The accused were produced before a juvenile court today and sent to a remand home for three days for proper counselling, Maurya said.
Further investigations are underway, he said.
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