Jabalpur: A five-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three minors in Madar Challa area here, police said on Saturday.
The victim was sexually assaulted by the trio two-days back when she was going to a nearby shop for purchasing milk, they said.
They pulled her in an auto-rickshaw and took turns to rape her. When the victim failed to return home for long, her worried mother looked for her in the area and found her lying in the vehicle and crying in pain.
She narrated her ordeal to her mother and also told her that when she tried to escape from the spot they beat her.
The girl was taken to a hospital where her medical examination confirmed rape.
Following the police complaint, the three minors have been arrested.