A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man at an apartment on Fergusson College (FC) Road in Shivajinagar area of Pune on Friday afternoon. Her mother has filed a complaint with the Shivajinagar police station.
Police have arrested a man,Mohammed Hussain Ali Abdul Ali Ansari (35),a native of Khushi Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh. Police said that the victim stays with her family in the parking of a residential society on F C Road. Her mother works as a maid in the residential society.
Police inspector Seema Mehandale,who is the investigating officer of this case,said,Ansari is a drill machine operator. He was hired by a private contractor for renovation of the apartment where the crime took place.
Police said that Ansari picked up the girl and took her into the apartment at around 12.30 pm. He then allegedly raped her. The girl later narrated the incident to her mother.
The police have booked Ansari under Sections 376 of Indian Penal Code and Sections 3,4 of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act,2012.
Ansari was produced before a magistrate court on Saturday. The court remanded Ansari to police custody for three days. Meanwhile,the cops took the girl to the hospital for conducting a medical examination so as to collect evidence.