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Seven-year-old raped in Bangalore

Posted on Jan 02, 10:11AM | IBNS

Police are looking for a man who allegedly lured a seven-year-old at a New Year function on Monday night and raped her.

The suspect apparently lured with chocolates the girl, who was acting in a play staged at a New Year function.

The police said they formed three teams to track down the suspect after they were they were approached by the victim's parents.

The girl who was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, may also be transferred elsewhere better treatment if need be, they said.

Meanwhile, police arrested a truck driver, identified as Prakash, for raping a 17-year-old mentally-challenged girl at Machanayakanahalli on the outskirts of Bangalore.

The reports come as protests continue to roil the nation over the gruesome gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in New Delhi on Dec 16 who succumbed to her injuries in a Singapore after a 13-day long battle for her life.