Indore: A youth was arrested for allegedly raping his seven-year-old niece in the city, police said on Monday.
The accused, Nand Kishore Aheerwar (22), lured the victim with a chocolate and allegedly raped her at a field near Saidham colony in Indore on Sunday night, Khajrana police station in-charge Dilraj Singh Baghel said.
The victim's parents were not at home when the accused, who is her maternal uncle, took her to the field and committed the offence, Baghel said.
The victim was sent for medical examination and a preliminary report confirmed rape, he said.
Later, the accused was arrested. He would be produced before a magistrate court later today, he added.