In a spine-chilling incident, a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 40-year-old security guard on Sunday afternoon in southwest Delhi. The guard, who reside in the neighbouring house in Dwarka’s Bindapur, raped the minor at her home.
The accused who works as a guard and lives on the ground floor of the same building as the girl. The incident took place when the minor's parents were out on work when the incident took place, a senior police officer said.
The police said, as soon as they were informed about the incident, they reached the spot and rushed the unconscious girl to a government hospital.
The 40-year-old man was brutally thrashed up by the people after they came to about the incident. The accused was severely injured following which he was taken to hospital for treatment. He was later arrested, the officer said, adding a case has been registered against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO) Act.
As per the recent reports, the girl is undergoing treatment and according to doctors, she is now stable. Her father is a mason and mother a domestic help. Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal tweeted, "Today a 3-year-old girl has been brutally raped in... Delhi. She is bleeding profusely & is v critical. Am on my way to meet her. How more can this city let down Nirbhaya that even on her 6th death anniversary children are raped! @narendramodi ji, for the 9th time, pl help! (sic).
Six years ago, on the same day, a 23-year-old paramedical student was gang-raped in a moving bus in Delhi and later died in hospital.