8-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Delhi
New Delhi: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a minor boy in north Delhi, police said on Thursday.
According to police, the incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon.
“We received a police control room call regarding the incident on Wednesday afternoon following which a police team was dispatched to the spot in Adarsh Nagar area,” said a senior police official.
“The medical examination of the victim was conducted after which a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act was registered. The accused, who is also a minor, has been apprehended,” said the official.
During the initial probe, it was revealed that the boy and the girl were known to each other.
“Both used to play in a park. On Wednesday afternoon, the accused took her to a place near railway tracks where he sexually assaulted her,” the official added.