New Delhi: Delhi Police have constituted a Special Investigation Team to investigate the rape of a 14-year-old Manipuri girl allegedly by her landlord's son two days ago.
The SIT, led by Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) B S Jaiswal, got the girl's statement recorded before a magistrate today, police said.
The accused in the case, Ashish alias Vicky, has already been arrested.
The SIT will thoroughly investigate the case, collect scientific evidence and file a charge sheet as soon as possible, police said.
Other then Jaiswal, the teams consists of officials who had investigated the December 16 gangrape case and filed a charge sheet in that case within a record 17 days, they said.
The Manipuri teen was allegedly raped by Vicky in Munirka area, sparking off protests in the national capital, days after the death of another youth from the Northeast in an alleged racist attack.
Vicky was arrested after an FIR was registered under various sections of the IPC for kidnapping, rape, illegal confinement, voluntarily causing grievous hurt and other offences. He was also booked under Section 3 of SC/ST Act and section 4 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act at Vasant Vihar Police Station in South Delhi.