Damoh (Madhya Pradesh): An eight-year-old girl with hearing and speech challenges was raped allegedly by the watchman of a government girl's hostel, where she was living, in Damoh district, the police said on Wednesday.
The incident took place on Tuesday at the center for girls with speech and hearing issues, according to the police.
The hostel's guard for the preceding five years, Om Prakash Tiwari, is the accused, according to City Superintendent of Police Abhishek Tiwari. He was placed under arrest upon the discovery of the suspected offense, according to the police officer.
The official states that the accused is the subject of a rape complaint brought under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Inquiry into the matter is still ongoing.
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