Mumbai Police has arrested a 39-year-old man, who suffers from schizophrenia, for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl. Police said the accused is the uncle of the victim.
The incident took place last week when the two were at home, after which the victim’s mother lodged a complaint with police. The accused had sexually assaulted the victim in the past also, police said. A case under relevant sections of rape under the IPC and POCSO Act has been registered. Family members told police that the accused’s wife had divorced him some years ago.