Kota, Sept 28 (PTI) A class 8 student was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old man in the city, police said Friday. Also Read - Supreme Court's Order on Free COVID-19 Tests Got Experts Worrying, Know Why

Family members of the 13-year-old girl, a member of a schedule caste community, on Thursday lodged a case against the man. Also Read - Kevin Pietersen Cleaning Toilet to Sanjay Manjrekar Sweeping The Floor, Ex-Cricketers Reveal Their COVID-19 Lockdown

The accused Dheeraj Yadav was arrested Thursday evening and would be produced before a court today. Yadav works as a delivery boy with a courier company. Also Read - Diljit Dosanjh Turns Chef in COVID-19 Quarantine, Punjabi Sensation's Culinary Skills Leave Twitterati in Splits

The accused had allegedly raped the girl twice on August 18 and September 22 after taking her to a friend’s room in Prem Nagar area of the city, SHO at Udhyog Nagar Police Station, Vijay Shankar Sharma said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.