Manipur police have arrested a 25-year-old man on charges of raping a minor girl in Imphal.
The youth hailing from southwest Delhi worked for a Delhi-based company.
He was arrested on Friday night for allegedly raping the 11-year-old girl.
A local court remanded him on Saturday to seven-day police custody.
“The girl was reported missing on June 10. Apart from massive searches, activists had used social media to locate her. Eventually, the girl was rescued. We demand befitting punishment to the child rapist,” People’s Action for National Democratic Movement (PANDAM), said in a statement.
The victim’s family had filed a missing report on June 10 itself.
The police team found her inside the parked jeep allotted to the accused by the company and the girl told police that the accused had kept her inside the jeep, The Hindu reported.
Reports say that a forensic team had confirmed the sexual assault on the girl.