Accused in 5-year-old Delhi girl's rape held in Bihar

Apr 20, 2013, 11:18 IST | Agencies

The 25-year-old Delhi rape accused has been arrested from Bihar, police said today.

"Manoj has been arrested from Chiknauta village in Muzaffarpur district in Bihar late yesterday night," a senior officer told IANS.

Protesters shout anti-government and anti-police slogans during a demonstration against the rape of a five-year-old girl, outside a hospital where the toddler was first admitted. Pic/AFP

The five-year-old rape victim was rescued by her family from her abductor's house in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar area.

The victim is undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. 

Girl's condition is stable, say doctors

The girl is responding to treatment, doctors said today, adding that her condition had stabilised.

"The girl is faring well, she is responding to treatment. She is now in a stable condition," DK Sharma, medical superintendent at AIIMS said.

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