A 17-year-old boy was detained on Friday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a four-year-old girl in Kolkata on Friday.
The accused is the caretaker of a local BJP office in the city.
Sources said the minor victim, the daughter of a shop owner, went missing on Friday afternoon. Following this, her family and neighbours started looking for her.
They found her bleeding inside a room of the BJP office. The accused is known to the girl, said police sources. While the victim was abducted around 2 pm, she was found around 4 pm, added sources.
The child has been admitted to hospital for medical tests and treatment.
Following a complaint by the girl’s parents, a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offence Act has been filed against the accused.
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