A Class 2 student of a government school in Delhi was raped allegedly by an electrician. An electrician has been arrested, the police said on Friday. The student also has an older sister in the school.
On Thursday, the electrician reportedly gagged the 6-year-old child, dragged her to a water pump in the school premises and allegedly raped her. The accused man was reportedly picked up from a line-up by the little girl.
The victim's family lives in slums near the school. This is the latest in several child rapes reported from different states this year.
In one of the worst cases, an eight-year-old girl was kidnapped, drugged, tortured and gang-raped for days in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua before being killed in the first week of January.
After which a petition was filed demanding the death penalty for the rapists. This led to the introduction of the death sentence for the rape girls under the age of 12.