Maharajganj (UP): A four year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Chauk village here, police said today.

The girl was playing outside her house yesterday when the accused, living in her neighbourhood, took her to his place on some pretext and allegedly raped her, they said.

The girl has been sent for medical check-up. An FIR has been lodged under section 376 (rape) of IPC against the accused, who has been arrested, police said.