According to an Al Wafd report, 30-year-old MM was seen raping the boy in the rest room of the mosque nearby.
A labourer, who was in the mosque, happened to see the act and rescued the child and brought him home.
The child said that the man befriended him while he was playing and took him to the mosque for prayers. He added that the stranger threatened to kill him if he told anyone of what he was doing to him.
The accused was arrested but denied the charges.