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60-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping Girl

New Delhi:  A 60-year-old vegetable seller has been arrested for allegedly raping a girl after luring her with her favourite dish and a Rs 10 note in northwest Delhi’s Jahangipuri, police said today.

Police said the accused gave noodles laced with a sedative to the girl and then raped her. She was found unconscious by residents of her area on Monday, who took her to her house and called police.

The girl told police that the accused, who lived in her neighbourhood, had sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions. The accused would take her out on the pretext of buying food, police said.

Police said they are trying to find out the sedative that he used to feed the girl. A case has been filed and investigation is on.