An eight-year-old girl allegedly was raped by a fiendish youth here in Khanpur Kalah locality, Tehsil Ferozewala on Tuesday.

The alleged rapist identified Hafeez is said to be neighbour of the minor victim. Ghulam Abbas, father of the minor, told the police that his daughter was passing through the street when the accused lured her away on some pretext.

Hafeez allegedly took the minor girl to his house where he assaulted her. The Factory Area Police on the complaint of victim Ghulam Abbas, registered a case and started investigation.