Gaya: A two-year toddler is battling for her life after her neigbhour allegedly raped her on Tuesday.
The toddler who is hospitalized is reported to be in critical condition. The horrendous crime is reported from Bihar’s Gaya district just a month after a woman and her daughter was gang-raped in the same district.
According to initial reports, the accused who was cleaning the debris of a room saw the toddler playing outside. The accused then took the toddler to his house and allegedly raped her.
“The cries of the girl alerted passersby, who rushed to her rescue. One of the local residents informed the police, who rushed the victim to the JPN Hospital in a subconscious state. The condition of the child is said to be critical,” said Vishnupad SHO Udai Kumar said.
The locals pounced on the accused after they heard the toddler’s cries. He was beaten up by local residents and has been arrested confirmed the officer.
Demanding justice for the toddler, relatives of victim protested and even pelted at the police station. They demanded to punish the accused of this horrendous crime.
A case was registered against the accused under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, said, officer Kumar.