Minor raped in Delhi

April 13th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a second such incident in the last 10 days, a mentally challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by an acquaintance in the Indian capital, police said Sunday. Sandeep Rawat, a 27-year-old mini-bus driver, Saturday night raped the 12-year-old girl in New Kondli area of east Delhi, the police said.

“My daughter was sleeping with her grandmother when Rawat tied up the old lady and raped my daughter in the bathroom. We could not hear her cries,” the victim’s distraught mother told reporters.

Rawat, who used to live in the same building, has been absconding since the incident.

“The medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape,” a police official said. “A manhunt is on to arrest him.”

On April 3, three men allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl in a stationary car in west Delhi. Among the accused was the victim’s neighbour Raju Porwal, 23,.

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