A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at Phulaguri under Raha police station in Central Assam’s Nagaon district.
Police said the incident took place on Tuesday and the accused has been identified as Shantanu Saikia, a resident of Petboha village.
The 35-year-old accused reportedly committed the crime when the girl’s parents were not at home, police said.
The heinous crime came to light on Wednesday when the girl informed her parents about it,
A case was also registered against the youth at Raha police station based on a complaint filed by the girl’s family.
Efforts are on to trace the accused, police said.