In a shocking incident, a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Aarey Colony, Mumbai by her father's friend.
The accused, identified as 30-year-old Radharaman Pandey, was arrested hours after he allegedly committed the crime. Pandey, who works as a laborer, has been booked under stringent provisions of POCSO and Indian Penal Code.
According to a report, the girl lives with her parents and two siblings. Her parents had gone out for work and informed the elder siblings to take care of her sister. The children knew Pandey as he used to meet their father. In the afternoon when the siblings had gone out to play, Pandey found the girl alone inside.
Pandey took advantage of the situation and allegedly raped the six-year-old child. Meanwhile, a neighbor noticed yelling of the girl and came to check on her. The neighbor found Pandey with the child and immediately informed her mother who contacted the police. Cops swung into action and Pandey was in custody soon after.