Jalandhar police on Monday arrested two waiters employed with the Hotel President New Courts for allegedly attempting to rape a three-year-old girl on late Sunday night.
Reports said the girl’s family had gone to attend a party.
As per the FIR, the girl’s father alleged that even after he rescued his daughter from a room where the accused tried to rape her, the hotel owner and manager did not help him.
He said the hotel even did not have CCTV cameras fitted in it. He alleged that he tried to inform the hotel owner telephonically but he did not respond.
The complainant, who works as a distributor, had gone to a party with his wife and two daughters.
He said their daughter suddenly went missing and they started locating her.
The complainant said he heard screams for a room and as soon as he opened the door, two waiters fled the spot.
A case has been registered against Pardeep Singh and Vinay under sections 376, 511(attempt to rape), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Indian Penal Code and section 4 of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offence Act (POCSO) at the Navi Baradari police.
SHO Balwinder Singh said the accused would be taken on the remand for further probe into this case.
Despite repeated attempts to contact the owner of the hotel, he did not respond to phone calls and SMSes.