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Indian soldier accused of sexually assaulting 14-month-old

By Harmeet Shah Singh, CNN
updated 5:26 AM EST, Tue January 28, 2014
Indian Aam Admi Party (AAP) activists protest against the gang rape and murder of a teenager in Kolkata on January 5, 2014.
Indian Aam Admi Party (AAP) activists protest against the gang rape and murder of a teenager in Kolkata on January 5, 2014.

New Delhi (CNN) -- An Indian army corporal suspected of sexually assaulting a 14-month-old girl over the weekend has been taken into custody, Bangalore police said.

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Cpl. Naik Dharamveer, 32, was arrested based on a complaint filed by the baby's parents, who had left the child in his care.

Doctors have conducted a medical exam on the girl, and police are waiting for their report.

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