A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Kolkata's Garden Reach area after she was locked up in the bathroom of a vacant community hall, police said on Friday, 6 December.
The incident happened on Thursday at the first floor of the building, which is let out for social functions, on Taratala Road and police said they have arrested a 19-year-old man who is a neighbour of the girl.
The man was arrested after a complaint was filed by the rape survivor’s mother, a senior officer said.
“The accused has been booked under the POCSO Act,” he said.
Medical test report of the girl is awaited, police said, adding that further investigations are underway.
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