Anantapur: A five-year-old girl child at Erranela Kottala in Anantapur was raped by her 40-year-old neighbour on Wednesday night.
According to a leading daily, the girl was among the four daughter of a couple who were working. Her father was an auto driver and her mother worked in a private hospital in the outskirts. The couple used to reach home after work at 10 pm every night. In the meantime, the children were with their grandmother who looked after them.
On Wednesday, while the other three daughters were playing outside their homes, the kid was playing inside.
Their neighbour Kiran entered the home in a drunken state and gave Rs 10 to the child to buy chocolates and later took her to the washroom and raped her there. The grandmother had thought he had come to play with the child.
On hearing the child's screams, neighbours rushed and held him and later handed him over to the police. After the parents reached home, the found out that she was raped and took her to a hospital the next day.
They had filed a complaint with III-Town Police who registered a case.