New Delhi: A 17-year-old girl was raped by her neighbour here, police said Tuesday. The accused has been arrested.
The incident was reported from north Delhi`s Mangolpuri area Monday evening.
The accused, identified as Prahlad, 24, was arrested after victim`s family approached police.
The victim, a class 9 student, was alone at her house Monday afternoon when the accused came, took her to a secluded place and raped her.
"Victim`s medical report confirmed that rape after which the accused was arrested," said a police officer.