New Delhi, August 13: An underage girl was allegedly kidnapped and later raped by a man in northeast Delhi, a Delhi police official said on Saturday. The police official said he identified and arrested the accused. DCP, North East, Sanjay Kumar Sain says a person approached the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and disclosed the sexual abuse of his underage daughter.
“On the direction of CWC, after legal formalities, a case was registered and counseling of the girl victim was done through a counselor from the Delhi Commission for Women,” he said. declared. Delhi: Four, including 2 women detained in connection with the rape of three minors in Rohini.
An FIR has been registered under Sections 363 (kidnapping) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 6 of the POCSO Act and the incident has been investigated.
During the investigation of the case, it emerged that the victim was befriended by the accused. “Further investigation is ongoing,” the official added. Crime against women in the nation’s capital continues to show an upward trajectory, compared to last year’s data.
According to data compiled by Delhi police, 1,100 women were raped in the current year up to July 15 in the city. In 2021, 1,033 women have been victims of the heinous crime up to the same period. Comparing the data with last year, there was an increase of 6.48%.
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