5-year-old raped in UP's Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar (UP), Apr 7 (PTI) A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a labourer in this district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

The girl, daughter of a brick kiln labourer, was rushed to a hospital in an injured condition on Tuesday, they said.

According to a complaint filed by her family, the accused raped the minor at a place near the brick kiln.

A case was registered against the accused and he has been arrested, police said.

In a separate incident, the body of an unidentified man was found floating in the Ganga canal near Jolly village. It has been sent for post-mortem and an investigation is underway, police said. PTI COR MA CK