A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, raped and dumped near Palam in southwest Delhi on Tuesday evening. The girl, a Class XII student, told police that she was taken to a farmhouse and raped by a man who knew her friend. Police said they have identified the accused who has as many as 16 cases against him.
According to police, the girl was introduced to the accused by her male friend. The man offered to drop them home in his car.
“The girl complained that her friend got down at Dwarka Sector 9, and requested his friend to drop her at Dwarka Sector 23. She was reluctant to go with a stranger but the man assured her that he would drop her home safely. But he then drove the car to a farmhouse,” a senior police officer said.
The girl told police that she raised the alarm as he drove the car to a secluded farmhouse.
She said she was raped there and later dumped near Palam. She then contacted her friend who had introduced her to the accused. The friend called the police control room.
The girl was taken to a hospital where a medical examination was conducted.
A case of kidnapping and rape has been registered. “The accused has 16 criminal cases registered against him. We have sent out teams, he will be arrested soon,” a senior police officer said.
Five-year-old gangraped, battling for life
A five-year-old girl is battling for life in GTB Hospital, where she was admitted after she was abducted and gangraped by two men in New Seemapuri, Northeast Delhi.
Her condition, according to police, is critical and she is under observation.
Police said the girl was playing outside her house when the men, who were on a motorcycle, abducted her. The men rode to a secluded spot and took turns to rape her. The men have not been identified yet, police said.
“The girl was dumped in the nearby bushes, where she lay bleeding for over two hours. She was spotted by a passerby, who made a PCR call. The PCR team rushed the girl to the hospital, where a medical examination was conducted,” a senior police officer said.
A case of rape, criminal intimidation and abduction has been registered.
Police said during investigation they learnt that the girl’s mother too had been raped by three men four months ago. While two of them were arrested, police could not trace the third accused.
Police are now trying to ascertain if the third accused conspired to rape the child. “We are trying to ascertain if the accused who had allegedly raped the girl’s mother is involved in the case. We are on the lookout for the accused and hope to nab them soon,” an officer said.
In another incident, a junior engineer posted with Delhi Jal Board was arrested for befriending a woman on a matrimonial website and raping her on the pretext of marrying her.
The woman told police that the man promised to marry her and established a physical relationship with her. She said the man later refused to marry her.
A case of rape was registered against him at Jamia Nagar police station.