A six-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by her cousin in Manali on December 7.
According to the police information, victim's father, a resident of Gjan village under Manali police station, lodged a complaint that the incident took place when he was away from home to attend a marriage ceremony at Kias.
He stated that he left the home along with his wife on December 6 and returned on December 11 after attending the marriage ceremony and he noticed his daughter in abnormal position. After query, the victim told her ordeal to her parents.
Police officials said the minor was assaulted on December 7 when the accused found her alone in the house. He took her inside a room and outraged her modesty.
Condition of minor was stated to be stable who was brought to Kullu regional hospital for medical examination.
The police have arrested the accused under Section 376 of the IPC and Section 4 of the POCSO Act (protection of children from sexual offences), who will be produced before the court on Sunday.