Belagavi: In a heinous act, a 26-year-old married man from Kadoli village in Belagavi taluk raped a six-year-old girl on Wednesday afternoon.

The accused identified as Sunil Balnayak took the girl, who is his neighbour, to his farmhouse and raped allegedly. Victim’s father who saw the closed door with his daughter inside rushed by then the accused had raped. Kakati police who were informed by the villagers about the matter took the accused into custody and rushed the girl to the district hospital. Accused Sunil married last year.