A 5-years old girl was raped by her neighbour in the Sonapur area of Malda on Friday. The accused has been recognised as Chhotan Mandal.
The accused raped the minor when she was alone at her maternal uncle’s residence and threatened to kill her if she discloses the incident to anybody else. Due to extreme physical pain, the girl narrated the episode to her maternal aunt.
The survivor’s family filed a complaint against the accused at the Manikchak Police Station. The minor was sent for medical examining to Malda Medical College and Hospital and a police investigation has been directed.