In a Shocking incident, a class VII student was held for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl. The minor is the daughter of his neighbor to whom he tempted to his house in Sector 73, Noida. On Tuesday, the 14-year-old boy was produced before the Juvenile Justice Board, which sent him to a remand home in Phase II.
The crime took place around 4 pm on Monday, when both the boy and the girl were alone at home. Seeing the girl alone, the boy tempted her with toffees to his house and sexually assaulted her, said Police.
While the parents of both the boy and the girl were at work at the time, her elder sister had also stepped out of the house for a while. Both the families lived opposite each other in rented accommodation in a village in the sector, cops said.
According to a report in TOI, The girl was taken to the district hospital for a medical examination, where it was confirmed that she was sexually assaulted. Subsequently, the boy was picked up. “The parents of both the children are migrant laborers,” Uday Ram, a Sarfabad resident.
Sector 49 SHO Pankaj Pant said the boy was at home as he had not gone to his school in Sarfabad on Monday. “After getting information, we sent the girl for medical examination which confirmed carnal intercourse. The child is in pain but out of danger,” he added.
A case has been lodged against the boy under Sections 377 (unnatural offenses) of IPC and Section 3/4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). “He has been sent to a remand home,” Pant said.