Morena (MP): A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Sikrouda village here on Wednesday, police said.
The accused identified as Balveer alias Kapla Sikarwar criminally assaulted the minor outside the village, after picking her from outside house, they said.
In order to ensure that the victim won`t raise an alarm, he shut her mouth forcibly, police said.
Later, he left the little girl there and escaped.
A case has been registered against Kapla and efforts are on to nab him soon, Civil Line Police Station In-charge, Rajesh Malvi told reporters.
The victim has been referred to Gwalior for treatment, police added.