A five-year-old girl is battling for life after she was raped allegedly by a neighbour at Laxman Vihar in Sector 5,Gurgaon,on Thursday.
Doctors at the hospital where she was admitted said the girls condition is critical. The girls parents are from Bihar.
Police said the neighbour lured the girl with a chocolate,took her to a nearby home and raped her.
Residents of the area,however,alleged that there were two men involved in the crime. They said they barged into the house after hearing shrieks of a small girl and caught the main accused.
The residents said the other man managed to escape while the girl was being rescued. Police denied the presence of a second man.
The neighbour was handed over to police,while the girl was immediately taken to the civil hospital. We will not conduct the medical examination to confirm rape until her condition improves. She is undergoing treatment and her condition is critical, a doctor said. A case has been registered at the Sector 5 police station.
Haryana has of late witnessed a spate of rapes almost 17 reported in different parts of the state.