Eight year old raped in west Delhi

August 10th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in west Delhi Saturday, police said. “The victim was playing outside her house in Pandav Nagar in the morning when Gopi, 22, lured her on the pretext of buying her candy. He took her to his room where he raped her,” a police officer said.

On returning home, she narrated the incident to her parents, who immediately informed the police. However, Gopi fled before police could reach the locality.

“The girl was taken to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital where her medical examination confirmed rape,” the police officer added.

The victim’s father runs a tea stall in a nearby area.

“The victim is the youngest among three siblings while the accused works in a nearby factory,” the police officer said.

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