Six-year-old girl raped in Punjab town

January 7th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS  

Mohali (Punjab), Jan 7 (IANS) Luring her with a chocolate, an unidentified man raped a six-year-old girl in the industrial area here, police officials said Wednesday.The crime came to light when the parents of the girl saw her blood stained clothes. The father of the girl, who works as a watchman with an industrial unit, told the police that their daughter had gone missing around mid-day Tuesday.

The parents searched for her for some time but were satisfied when she came back in the evening. They realized only Wednesday morning that she had been sexually assaulted. On being questioned, the girl told her parents that someone had given her a chocolate to take her away.

The victim’s parents took her to the civil hospital here where doctors confirmed that she had been raped. She has been admitted to a hospital, 12 km from Chandigarh for treatment.

The police have registered a case of rape against an unidentified man. Police officials said that an identification parade of some people living nearby would be carried out to nab the culprit.

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