9-year-old minor girl raped inside factory in Delhi, accused nabbed

4 June, 2022 | Pravina Srivastava

Minor girl raped of in the national capital's New Seelampur district

Police have arrested a 46-year-old man in connection with the rape of a 9-year-old girl in the national capital’s New Seelampur district.

The culprit, Mohammad Shajid, a native of Narwada village in Begusarai, Bihar, was caught for reportedly rapping the kid inside a factory. According to authorities, a case has been filed under the rape and POCSO Acts.

According to investigators, the girl has had mental health issues since she was a toddler.

In an official statement, the police said “At around 11.15 a.m. on June 3, a PCR call was received at Seelampur Police Station informing them that a 9-year-old girl had been raped in New Seelampur. Our team arrived on the scene quickly and transported the victim to JPC Hospital for medical evaluation. The rape was confirmed by the reports.”

New Seelampur Police Station has filed a FIR under sections 376 AB, 376 (2) (l) IPC, and 6 POSCO Act.

The accused, Shajid, worked at a factory near the girl’s home and was well-known to her, according to the preliminary inquiry.