Six-year-old girl sexually assaulted by 40-year-old man in Delhi
Following the incident, the girl's parents approached the Bawana police station and reported about the incident
New Delhi: A six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man in outer Delhi area. Police on Tuesday said that the witness was a passerby who saw the girl being "inappropriately touched" by the man in his 40's.
Reportedly, the girl was playing in her locality just a few miles away from her house when the accused approached her. Following the incident, the girl's parents approached the Bawana police station and reported about the incident.
A senior police officer said that a case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO) and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. The victim was even sent for a medical examination.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer north) Gaurav Sharma said that they are currently waiting for the medical reports to confirm if the minor was raped or not,
The accused man has been arrested, police said, adding that they are trying to establish the sequence of events.
In another incident, a 35-year-old social worker from Virar has been arrested red-handed by the Virar police for allegedly raping a mentally challenged woman in Sant Nagar area under the road bridge near D’ Mart on Sunday night. According to the police sources, the accused identified as Praveen Sadanand Jadhav seduced the victim and took her to a deserted place on his bike where he assaulted her.
The incident came to light when a passerby saw the crime and alerted the police patrolling team about the incident. Following the tip, a team rushed to the spot and caught the accused rapping the 43-year old mentally challenged woman. During the interrogation, it was revealed that he was a social worker by profession and a resident of Vinayak Nagar in Nalasopara East.
The woman was mentally disturbed and lived on the street in Virar. The accused spotted the woman wandering in the area and lured her to sit on his bike so he could take her to an isolated spot. The Palghar district police PRO Hemant Katkar stated, considering the mental condition of the woman, a case has been registered against the accused under section 363 and 376 of IPC.
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