Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh): A 16-year boy has been detained for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in Jabalpur district in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Sunday.
The incident took place on Saturday in Baghraji village, some 60 kilometres from the district headquarters, Kundam police station in-charge Pratap Markan said.
The 16-year-boy raped the girl when she went to his family-owned shop to buy cold drink at around 2 pm. The girl told her family about the ordeal after her mother noticed bloodstains on her clothes. The boy has been detained and an FIR has been registered in the matter.
On receiving the information, ASP Sanjay Aggarwal and FSL team reached Kundam as soon as the incident occurred with the girl.
ASP Aggarwal inspected the site and met the victim's family and gave necessary directions to the investigating officer.
The girl has been hospitalised and is undergoing treatment.