13-year-old battles for life after being brutally raped in Delhi

| Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 20:59
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New Delhi, minor, brutally, raped, sexually assaulted, Pul Prahladpur, DCW, kidnapped, Minor girl raped, dumped near railway tracks

New Delhi: A shocking incident took place in the National capital on Wednesday when a 13-year-old was allegedly abducted, brutally raped and later dumped near railway tracks in southeast Delhi’s Pul Prahladpur.

The girl, who is said to be mentally challenged, suffered bruises on her neck and the abdomen and was admitted to AIIMS. Police has detained one person in connection with the case.

The detained person puts up in a village near Pul Prahladpur where the girl had been living with her maternal aunt.

According to the police, the girl went missing from outside her aunt’s home on May 17 and the same night a passerby found her lying near the railway track in a semi-conscious condition.

“We had received a call that a minor girl was lying at an isolated place in Pul Prahladpur area. She was immediately rushed to AIIMS where doctors told us that she was sexually assaulted,” said the senior officer.

On Wednesday, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson, Swati Maliwal, visited the girl at the hospital, and assured family members for the justice.

A senior police officer said that the girl’s family has given in writing that they don’t want to meet anybody and have even refused counselling sessions for their daughter.



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