A constable has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor school going girl, police said.
The constable is attached to Byculla police station and hails from Dindori in the district, police said.
The girl is a resident of a village under Dindori taluka 75 kms, police station in-charge Madhukar Gavit said.
The accused has been identified as Constable Gorakh Shekhare (25), police said.
The girl’s parents lodged a rape complaint after the incident last night following which Gorakh was arrested, said Gavit.
Police refused to give details of the case citing the matter was still under investigations.
A local court has remanded him to police custody till April 7, said Gavit.