4-year-old girl allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras
- The accused has been arrested, a police officer said
- A case has been registered, she added
- The alleged gang-rape and murder of a woman in Hathras stirred nation-wide outrage
A 4-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her relative in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, a police officer said, ANI UP reported. The accused has been arrested, the officer said.
A case has been registered, she added.
The alleged crime in Hathras took place amid the nation-wide outrage over the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year old Dalit woman in Hathras, last month.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led UP government came under fire over the alleged crime and the handling of the case by his administration.
Currently, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing the case.
The victim's family has alleged that the police cremated her at night, without their consent. It sparked intense outrage with several opposition leaders visiting Hathras, where the alleged crime took place.