New Delhi: After a 15-year old raped an infant in Mangolpuri area of New Delhi on Sunday, another rape incident has come to the limelight where a seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old neighbour in north Delhi’s Burari area.
 
The accused in the rape case is a painter by profession and was hired for a paint job by the girl’s father.
 
Accused in the case was arrested and produced before a court which sent him to a 14-day judicial custody. The accused has been booked under relevant sections of IPC and POCSO Act.
 
The incident took place on Friday when the accused was working on a wall and the girl came to her father’s office while playing with her friends.  
 
The accused sent the other children away and allegedly forced himself on the seven-year-old. Later, the girl complained about pain in her private parts and on being taken into confidence, she told her parents about the incident.
 
The girl was hospitalised where her condition was stable.