New Delhi, (7/6/2019): Police have arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl in Dwarka’s Sector-23 area. The horrific incident took place last Tuesday. The man, identified as a resident of UP’s Bulandshahar, allegedly lured the victim by buying her some snacks and took her to a deserted place where he raped her, police said on Friday.
According to police, the victim hails from Bihar and studies in class 2 in a Delhi school. Her father is a labourer while her mother works as domestic help. The victim was found unconscious by a pedestrian by a roadside in the bushes. He informed the police about the victim.
Police reached the spot and sent the victim to Safdarjung Hospital for the examination which confirmed that she had been raped. When the victim was brought to the hospital she was unconscious, police said. The minor is currently undergoing treatment.
The doctors at the hospital said, “The condition of the juvenile girl is critical as her private parts have been badly damaged. The victim also has severe bite marks on her stomach.”
According to a senior police officer, the accused was identified on the basis of the CCTV footage. The man was reportedly seen with the victim in the footage.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh for the family of the victim and said that he would meet the city police commissioner over the law-and-order situation in the national capital