New Delhi: A 14-year-old girl from Manipur was allegedly raped by her landlord's son in Munirka area sparking off protests in the national capital, days after the death of a youth from the Northeast in a suspected racist attack.
The accused in the case, identified as Ashish alias Vicky, has been 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 has also been booked under Section 3 of SC/ST Act and section four of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act at Vasant Vihar Police Station in South Delhi, police said.
According to a police official, the incident took place last night at around 10:30 PM when the victim stepped out to buy some household items in the locality. Vicky accosted her in front of a pharmacy shop which is close to a hospital in the area and took her to a nearby room and raped her.
She suffered injuries on her face and her private parts in the incident. She was taken to Safdarjung Hospital here she underwent a medical examination. She is now being treated for her injuries, police said.
“The girl has been raped repeatedly and brutally...she is in a very bad condition. Even an animal would not do that,” said Binalakshmi Nepram, an activist from Manipur.