17-year-old rapes minor, apprehended
A 17-year-old youth has been apprehended for sexually abusing his six-year-old neighbour on the pretext of teaching her mathematics for the past few months. Police said he had also abused the girl's younger brother when he caught him in the act. The incident was reported from Geeta Colony area of east Delhi on Wednesday.
The youth had offered to help the girl with her studies.Police officials said he used to go to her house in the afternoons and assault her while her parents would be away at work. He threatened her with dire consequences if she revealed the matter to anyone else. However, a few weeks ago, the girl's four-year-old brother discovered the youth in the act after which he even assaulted him.
On Wednesday, the girl complained of a pain in her private parts after which her parents took her to a hospital.During check up, doctors confirmed sexual assault. After she was counselled, she revealed the matter to the parents. Police were informed and case was registered at the local police station.
A team reached the youth's house later in the night and apprehended him. A case under sections of POCSO has been registered against him.