Rohtas (Bihar) [India], Apr 11 (ANI): The locals in Kargahar area of Bihar’s Rohtas held a protest against the alleged rape of a six-year-old, on Wednesday.

In a show of solidarity with the supporters, the shop-owners in Kargahar Market shut down their shops too.

According to police, the accused in the case has been arrested, but the enraged locals have been demanding a death sentence for him.

The incident reportedly took place on Tuesday evening, when the victim was playing outside her house. The accused lured her into his house with chocolate.

In a search launched by her family, she was later in the day found in a critical condition.

The child was rescued and the accused was arrested by the Police.

Presently, the victim is battling for her life at Sasaram Sadar Hospital. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.