Mumbai: A 19-year-old youth was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl who lives in his neighbourhood in Dombivli. The girl, whose private parts were injured during the sexual assault, was rushed to Shastri Nagar Hospital in Dombivli and is reported to be stable now.
According to Manpada police, the girl lives with her parents, who are labourers. On Wednesday evening, the girl while playing entered the house of accused, were he forcefully raped her.
Police said when girl returned back her mother realised her daughter's private part was bleeding and suspected that she has been sexually assaulted. Later she lodged a case with police who arrested the accused.