Police in Balrampur district of Chhattisgarh have arrested a man for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.
The alleged incident took place under Kusmi police station limits on the evening of August 14, a local police official said.
As the girl was returning from school on a bicycle, the accused, who is 20 years old, and his friend, a minor, allegedly intercepted her and took her to a hut in the forest.
While the accused allegedly raped her, his friend fled from the spot.
The girl reached home the next morning and told her parents about the incident.
Police arrested the accused and apprehended his minor friend on August 16 after the FIR was registered under IPC section 376 (rape).
The police, however, did not reveal the accused’s name.