Two teenagers have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a six-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district, police said on Sunday.

The two accused, both aged 15, had on August 15 lured the minor into a room in their village and committed the crime, said Ballia Superintendent of Police (SP) Sriparna Ganguly.

A case was registered yesterday at Sukhpura police station under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, Ganguly said.

The duo have been arrested and the girl was sent for medical examination, the SP added.