Man arrested for raping a four years old girl

, 10:07 AM IST

Mumbai: The police arrested a 45 years old man for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl.

The accused (name not disclosed) lured the girl to his house by offering her a ball last evening and raped her, officials attached to the N M Joshi Marg police station said.

The accused was girl’s neighbour.

After the girl told her mother about the incident, a police complaint was filed.

Police arrested the accused today for rape under the IPC as well as for offences under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

A court remanded him in police custody till July 13.