BATHINDA: A 29-year-old man was arrested in connection with the rape of an eight-year-old girl, police said today.
Addressing a press conference here, Inspector General (IG) M F Farooqi along with Deputy Commissioner Diparva Lakra and Senior Superintendent of Police Naveen Singla said police had nabbed the accused identified as Vicky.
Vicky was identified by the victim when his photograph was shown to her along with pictures of several other persons, police said.
He had been living in the same area.
His wife had died a year ago, they said.
An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an unidentified person when she had gone out to relieve herself on the evening of June 27.