Agra, India: A four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a rickshaw puller and later thrown into a drain on Saturday, police reported.
The girl is said to be undergoing treatment while the rapist has been arrested.
Police said the man was caught in the act by another rickshaw puller who was relieving himself nearby.
When spotted, the rapist attempted to flee, but he was chased and caught by a crowd which had gathered. The man mercilessly beaten up and paraded naked before being handed over to police.
The girl was rescued from the the drain and took her to the hospital, where it was revealed that she had sustained a nasty head wound and injuries to her genitals.
The incident occurred in the Nai ki Mandi police station area, close to the Agra collectorate.