In a shocking incident, an infant was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old man in Asif Nagla village, under Khurja Dehat police station of Uttar Pradesh.
The gruesome incident took place on 5 December, when the parents of the 28-days-old girl child had gone to cast their vote for the Gram Pradhan elections, said Pankaj Pandey, Superintendent of Police (Rural).
The matter was reported on 6 December. According to reports, the infant was bleeding profusely and had been taken to a government hospital in Khurja. The parents informed the police that after seeing the infant's condition, the doctors referred her to a higher care center.
The parents also lodged an FIR against the accused, Namino, of the same village, who has been absconding ever since the matter came to light. A manhunt has been launched by the police to nab the accused at the earliest.