Police in India have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Delhi.
The girl was playing in the park when the accused offered her some sweets and took her away to a secluded area where he raped her, police said.
A neighbour found her in the park and informed her parents. She was taken to hospital and her condition is stable.The latest incident took place on Sunday evening in Delhi’s Bara Hindu Rao area.
Police say the accused is a relative of the landlord in whose house the girl’s family lives.
Last month, a 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped at knife-point close to her Delhi hotel. A group of men assaulted her in the Paharganj area in the early evening after she lost her way and asked for help.
Also last month, an 18-year-old German was raped in Tamil Nadu on a train.