10 year old girl raped by man in Jaipur

JAIPUR: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man at her relative's engagement ceremony here, police said Monday.

The defendant was identified as Raju (36), who had set up a food stall at the function on Sunday night, they said.

The defendant took the girl to the bathroom and raped her, police said.

Unable to find her, the girl's parents began looking for her and found her in the bathroom. They took her to JK Lon Hospital and filed an FIR against an unknown person, they said.

Several people were questioned regarding the incident. Raju was found acting suspicious and interrogated, after which he confessed the crime and was arrested, they added.

The girl is receiving treatment at the hospital, police said.

(The identity of the victim has not been revealed to protect their privacy according to the directives of the Supreme Court on cases related to sexual assault)