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Sexual assault on minor: Man arrested for attempting rape on 5-year-old

In yet another incident of sexual assault on minors, a 35-year-old man was held after he attempted to rape his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter at Labour Quarters in Hari Krishan Vihar of Meharban area on Monday evening.

punjab Updated: Apr 28, 2016 14:02 IST
HT Correspondent
Attempted rape
A 35-year-old man was held after he attempted to rape his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter .(HT Photo)

In yet another incident of sexual assault on minors, a 35-year-old man was held after he attempted to rape his neighbour’s five-year-old daughter at Labour Quarters in Hari Krishan Vihar of Meharban area on Monday evening.

The accused identified as Sunil Kumar, a native of Bihar, is a labourer.

Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Bhupinder Sing said, “In his complaint, father of the victim stated that the accused lured his five-year-old daughter with candies when she was playing outside her house, and took her to the roof of the quarters and forced himself upon her.

The complainant stated that when his wife, who was inside the house, reached the roof searching for their daughter, she saw the accused assaulting the toddler. She raised an alarm following which the accused fled.

The ASI Bhupinder Singh said, “Police have registered a case under Sections 376/511 (attempt to rape) of the IPC and Sections 3 and 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act after arresting the accused. The accused was produced before the court that sent him to judicial remand.”