Another shocking incident of sexual assault has emerged from the national capital, as a 16-year-old girl in Delhi was allegedlygang-raped in a moving car between Vasant Vihar in South Delhi to Mahipalpur.
The incident took place on July 6 and police received the complaint on July 8. Based on the complainant’s statement, a Delhi Police took three accused, aged 23, 25, and 35 years, into custody.
A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Police said that the victim had gone for a ride with all the three accused persons in their car at around 8.30 pm on July 6.
‘A PCR call from S.J. Hospital was received around 4 am on July 8 where the caller informed about the incident of harassment with the minor,’ Delhi Police was quoted by ANI.
‘On examination with the counsellor, the girl disclosed that two known men met her near Vasant Vihar market on July 6 and offered for a joy ride, where all the four went to Mahipalpur and consumed liquor. Thereafter, they went to a lonely place where the men raped her inside the car,’ police added.
Further investigation is underway.
(With agency inputs)
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