An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped

by IANS |

Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man, living as a tenant in the house of the victim, in the Gudamba police station area of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow.

The accused, identified as Vinod, 24, has been arrested.

The Gudamba police, releasing a video statement on the matter, said, "Two days after the abuse, the child complained of discomfort and pain in her private parts after which her parents took her to a doctor where the parents were told that the child had been raped. A complaint was lodged by the family with the police."

The child has been admitted to a hospital where her condition was said to be serious.

The accused has been arrested, a case has been filed against him, and an investigation is underway, said the police.

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