06/02/2017 8:22 AM IST | Updated 06/02/2017 8:31 AM IST

15-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Allegedly Raping Five-Year-Old In Hyderabad

The victim informed her father that the accused had last month committed similar offence.

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HYDERABAD -- A teenage boy on Sunday allegedly "raped" a 5-year-old girl, who stays in his neighbourhood at Moinabad in Hyderabad, police said.

According to a complaint lodged by the girl's father, the 15-year-old boy, studying in class seventh, allegedly raped his daughter on Sunday afternoon after taking her into his house, Moinabad Police Station Inspector G Srinivas said.

The girl told her father about the incident and also informed that the boy had last month committed similar offence, the inspector said based on the complaint.

A case under relevant sections of IPC and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act was lodged in this regard, he said, adding the boy has not been apprehended and a probe was on.

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