UP 6-Year-Old Rape: Police Arrests Prime Accused
GUWAHATI: More than a week after a six-year-old girl in western Uttar Pradesh's Hapur was kidnapped and raped, the accused has been arrested by the state police.
A photo of the accused, Dalpat, was released earlier this week, days after three sketches - based on the statements of the girl's parents and neighbours - were made public.
The police had announced a reward of Rs 50,000 for any information about the man.
The police had also launched multiple search operations in Hapur and neighbouring districts in the past week to look for Dalpat.
The girl was kidnapped from outside her home in the Garh Mukhteshwar area, less than 100 km from Delhi, last week on Thursday reportedly by the man on a motorcycle. She was found critical condition after the accused her left her to die in a field.
Reportedly, she has multiple injuries and is presently being treated at a hospital in Meerut.