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Delhi: 5-year-old girl abducted while playing near her house, raped; DCW issues notice to police

Delhi rape case: Police initiated searches nearby Bhalswa Dairy after girl's parents lodged a missing complaint. On Friday morning the girl was found lying in a nearby park.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 New Delhi Updated on: December 23, 2022 12:59 IST
The accused is on run.
Image Source : ANI The accused is on run.

A 5-year-old girl was abducted while she was playing near her house around 5 pm on Thursday and rapped by an unknown man and later she was found in a nearby park on next morning, Delhi Police officials said.

A case has been registered U/Ss of the IPC and POCSO Act and efforts are being made to apprehend the accused, he added.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) issued a notice to the city police, seeking an action-taken report in connection with the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a five-year-old girl at Bhalswa Dairy. The panel has sought the details related to the FIR and the arrest of the accused by December 26. 

"Five-year-old girl raped in Delhi. She was picked up from the front of her residence at Bhalswa Dairy and later, found near a lake. She underwent a surgery in a hospital. My team is with her. We have issued a notice to the Delhi Police so that the accused are arrested soon," DCW chief Swati Maliwal said in a tweet in Hindi.

The girl was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted in north Delhi's Bhalswa Dairy area, the police had said on Thursday.

Her parents submitted a complaint to the police, following which a case under section 363 (punishment for kidnapping) of the Indian Penal code (IPC) was registered at the Bhalswa Dairy police station.

The police carried out a search operation and traced the girl near a lake.

She was taken to a hospital where doctors disclosed that she was sexually assaulted, following which other sections of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act were added to the FIR, the police said.

(With PTI input)

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