Three arrested in rape, molestation cases in Delhi

Jan 13, 2013, 10:05 IST | IANS

Three people, including a B.Tech student, were arrested in with three separate cases of attempt to rape and molestation here, police said Saturday.

A six-year-old girl was safely rescued from the clutches of a 24-year-old man who had abducted her from her house in east Delhi's Seelampur Friday night, a police officer said .

Hearing the screams of the girl, people in the area caught the accused, identified as Wasim, just few metres away and beat him up before handing him over to police.

"The victim was walking outside her house, when the accused abducted her. The culprit has been arrested and booked under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC)," said a police officer.

In another incident, a 21-year-old B.Tech student, identified as Nitesh, was arrested Friday for allegedly trying to rape a 15-year-old girl inside her house in west Delhi's Alipur.

He was a resident of the same area.

"The accused was beaten up and handed over to police after being caught red-handed," said a police officer, adding that a case has been registered.

In the third case, a 20-year-old youth, identified as Omi, was arrested Friday night for molesting a girl in New Friends Colony market in south Delhi.

"Another friend of the accused, Tushar, managed to flee from the spot when the victim raised an alarm," said a police officer.

The accused has been booked for his offences.

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