Kapurthala, March 29: A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in her house in a village near Punjab's Kapurthala district, police said on Tuesday.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harish Damiya said the accused has been identified as Mohammed Sourav, a migrant worker from Bihar. He has been arrested. Haryana: Rape Accused Kills Self in Bilaspur.

The girl was alone at home on Monday when Sourav lured her with sweets and raped her, Damiya said.

When the girl's parents, who are also migrant labourers, returned home, she narrated her ordeal to them. Her mother later lodged a complaint at Fattu Dhinga police station, the SSP said.

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