Malappuram, March 7, 2013-In a horrific incident, a three-year old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by some unidentified person and later abandoned near a building in Malappuram, police said.
The child, belonging to a migrant Tamil family, was sleeping with her mother near a hospital on Monday night but next morning she was found missing, they said on Wednesday.
Police were immediately alerted and the child rushed to a hospital at Tirur in Malappuram district and later shifted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital where she underwent two surgeries, they said.
The child had several injury marks on her body, police said. Her condition is now stable, doctors said.
As many as 14 persons have been taken into custody and are being questioned, police said.