Child of four years raped by uncle in capital

April 27th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the eighth incident in April of sexual assault on a minor girl in Delhi, a four-and-half-year-old girl was raped Sunday by her paternal uncle in outer Delhi, the police said. The child, whose parents are residents of the capital’s Mangolpuri area, was admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, where psychiatrists are trying to elicit information from her about the incident, according to the police.

“We got an intimation from the hospital that a minor girl with suspected rape injuries was admitted there. The medical examination has confirmed rape and we are in process of registering an FIR (first information report),” a police official told IANS.

This is second incident of a child being raped in the capital in the past two days.

Another child was raped Saturday evening by a man near a police post in Kamla Market in central Delhi. But, the police were not able to identify and arrest the assaulter.

“Investigations are on. We have detained a few people for questioning, but no one has been arrested so far,” a police official said Sunday.

The victim a child of less than five years, was found Saturday by passers-by in an unconscious state and bleeding. She was rushed to the state-run Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narain Hospital.

“The victim is still unconscious and traumatized. So we have not been able to record her statement,” the police official said.

Earlier, on April 24, traffic police constable Sanjeev Rana and his property dealer friend were arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in a moving car.

On April 13, a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl, who has difficulty both in talking and hearing, was raped by her neighbour in New Kondli in east Delhi. The accused, Sandeep Rawat, was arrested.

On April 4, a 12-year-old girl was gang raped in a moving car that ferried school children in Khayala in west Delhi. The police later arrested the three men who indulged in the criminal assault.

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