A 40-year-old man raped the 10-year-old daughter of his employer after luring her on the pretext of showing her kittens.
The Daresi police have booked Inderjit Singh of Qila Mohalla under sections 376, 366-A of IPC and section 4-A of the protection of children from sexual offences act 2012 and arrested him.
The accused worked with a small hosiery unit of victim's father and lived in a rented accommodation in the neighborhood of the victim.
According to victim's mother, on Wednesday evening, Inderjit lured her 10-year-old daughter and 8-year-old niece on the pretext of showing them kittens. As the accused was frequent visitor to the house and friendly with children, she did not resist. The accused, however, took the girls to his room and asked the younger girl to go and fetch milk for the kittens. As she left the room, the accused raped the other girl.
The victim's mother said when she came looking for her daughter, she saw the accused raping her daughter. She raised an alarm and called the police.
Daresi SHO sub-inspector Sanjiv Kapoor said the police arrested the accused immediately after receiving a call from the victim's mother.
The accused is widower. He has a 15-year-old daughter, who lives with her uncle in Mohalla Fatehgunj.