Neigh­bour rapes 6-yr-old in outer Delhi, held

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New Delhi: A six-year-old girl was sex­u­ally as­saulted by her neigh­bour in In­dra En­clave of Aman Vi­har in outer Delhi on Sun­day while she was alone at her house. The ac­cused lived on the first floor of the same build­ing.

Con­firm­ing the in­ci­dent, DCP (outer) MN Ti­wari said that the 23-year-old ac­cused has been ar­rested and booked for rape and un­der POCSO Act. The par­ents of the sur­vivor are daily wage labour­ers and would leave their daugh­ter at home when they went for work. The ac­cused is also a daily wa­ger.

Doc­tors told po­lice that the girl has a dam­aged in­ter­nal or­gan and needs to be on bed rest for the next few weeks

On Sun­day, he waited for the girl’s par­ents to leave and then went down­stairs. He lured the girl to his room on the pre­text of play­ing with her and sex­u­ally as­saulted her. In the evening, the girl’s mother found her daugh­ter cry­ing and af­ter coax­ing she nar­rated her or­deal. The girl was taken to a hos­pi­tal where doc­tors con­firmed sex­ual as­sault. Sub­se­quently, a po­lice com­plaint was reg­is­tered against the ac­cused. The girl is cur­rently be­ing treated.

Doc­tors told po­lice that the girl has a dam­aged in­ter­nal or­gan and needs to be on bed rest for the next few weeks. The ac­cused fled af­ter com­mit­ting the crime, but was ar­rested af­ter his phone was put on sur­veil­lance and his lo­ca­tion was traced. He has ad­mit­ted to hav­ing raped the girl. Cops are prob­ing whether he had sex­u­ally as­saulted the girl ear­lier too. His mo­bile phone is be­ing scanned to find out whether he had recorded the act.

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