New Delhi: A 42-year-old man was arrested by police for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in south-east Delhi on Sunday. The parents had approached the police with a complaint.
A case was registered after a medical examination confirmed that the girl was sexually assaulted. The police told that the accused was arrested from his house, reports DC.
He had allegedly lured the girl with goodies and then taken her to a secluded place in the neighbourhood where he sexually assaulted her, the police said. He left the child outside her house thereafter.
The 42-year-old told the police that he committed the crime under the influence of alcohol
In another incident, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour in north-west Delhi’s Jahangirpuri, the police said and the incident was reported on Sunday. The victim narrated her ordeal to her mother, who informed the police and subsequently, a case was registered. The juvenile accused is absconding.