New Delhi: In yet another horrific incident, a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a neighbour at her house in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka on Sunday. The girl, who was found unconscious, was immediately rushed to Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital.
As of now, the girl is in a stable condition and undergoing treatment. (Also read: Nirbhaya Gangrape And Murder: December 16, 2012 to December 16, 2018 – A Timeline)
The girl’s parents were out on work when the incident took place. The minor girl was allegedly raped by one Ranjeet, who works as a guard and resides in the ground floor of the same building as the victim.
The 40-year-old accused was beaten up by the people, following which he was taken to hospital for treatment. He was later arrested, the officer said, adding a case has been registered against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act.
Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal tweeted, “Today a 3-year-old girl has been brutally raped in Bindapur, Delhi. She is bleeding profusely & is v critical. Am on my way to meet her. How more can this city let down Nirbhaya that even on her 6th death anniversary children are raped! @narendramodi ji, for nth time, pl help! (sic).
A 23-year-old paramedical student was gang-raped in a moving bus in Delhi six year ago and later died in hospital. The incident triggered outrage and protests across the country, and she subsequently came to be known as ‘Nirbhaya’, the fearless.
The girl’s father is a mason and mother a domestic help.
(With agency inputs)