New Delhi: Four men allegedly lured a class 10 girl with the promise of a pizza before raping her in east Delhi, said a police official on Monday. The incident had taken place in Delhi’s Kalyanpuri on Friday.Also Read - Arrested Pakistan Terrorist Mohammad Ashraf Sought Help To Register Ration Card In His Name, Say Locals
The girl’s house owner’s son took her to a room with the promise to buy her a pizza. Three other men, who were friends with the 28-year-old man, were reportedly present in the room in an inebriated state, said a senior police official. Also Read - Maharashtra: 17-Year-Old Girl, Forced to Live on Vasai Streets After Father's Death, Gang-Raped
The senior officer added that they criminals threatened her against informing anyone. However, the victim narrated her ordeal to her mother when the latter returned from work. Soon the victim, along with her mother, went to a nearby police station and filed a complaint against the accused. Also Read - Delhi Horror: Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted, Stabbed Over 20 Times, Dies
A case has been registered under the relevant sections of POCSO (Prevention of Children from Sexual offences) and Indian Penal Code (IPC). All the four accused, including the house owner’s son, were arrested on the same day, stated police. The officer added that one of the accused was a 19-year-old, whose job is to wash cars, while the two other accused were in their 30s. While the girl is a resident of Kalyan Vas, the four accused stayed in East Vinod Nagar.
In yet another similar incident on Saturday night, a woman working for a multinational company in west Delhi’s Dwarka alleged that she was gang-raped by two of her colleagues, the police said. A police officer said, “The woman was taken to a flat in an unconscious state, where her colleagues allegedly took turns to rape her. Later, the two men dropped the woman near Vasant Kunj in South Delhi.” A formal complaint was registered and police arrested the accused.
(With Agency inputs)