A day after two-and-a-half year old was raped in Ludhiana and referred to PGIMER, Chandigarh, another minor (two-year-old), was referred here after being sexually assaulted by her uncle.
According to police, the crime was committed five days ago but the matter came into light after victim's father registered complaint with them today.
Speaking to HT, Nakodar city police investigating officer Bhupinder Singh said that mother of the victim, a resident of Mohalla Bahadurpur in Hoshiarpur was visting her brother-in-law living here at Guru Teg Bahadur nagar.
He said that the accused, identified as Shallu, victim's uncle sexually assaulted and raped her after which the minor was admitted in civil hospital, Hoshiarpur, from where she was referred to Chandigarh.
The police have registered a case under sections 3, 4 and 16 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012.