10-year-old girl raped in Delhi

July 16th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A 52-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly abducting and raping a 10-year-old girl in west Delhi, the police said. Satpal, who is unemployed, was arrested from his Virender Nagar home for abducting the minor from an under-construction house nearby. The victim was sleeping with her mother when Satpal took her away and raped her Tuesday night.

The victim’s father, a night watchman in the same area, was away when the incident took place.

Satpal later dropped the victim back home and fled. The victim narrated the incident to her mother, who informed the police. She was then taken to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where a medical examination confirmed that she had been raped.

“After taking the victim’s statement we have arrested the accused,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police (west Delhi) Sharad Agarwal.

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