Muzaffarnagar: A man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl, police said on Saturday.
The incident occurred in Muranpur on Friday, they said.
The 20-year-old accused entered the girl's house when she was alone and allegedly raped her, the police said.
They said when the man was leaving the girl's house, a few villagers caught him and beat him up before handing him over to the police.
In another incident on Friday, in the neighbouring Shamli district, a 9-year-old boy, who was playing outside his house in Babri area, was allegedly sodomised by a 16-year-old, the police said.
A case has been registered against the accused boy on the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim's father and an investigation is on, they said.