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Five-year-old girl raped by 60-year-old neighbour in Delhi

On August 20, the accused had gone out with the minor and her father. The father left the girl with him for sometime, which is when he allegedly raped her, police said.

delhi Updated: Aug 22, 2018 23:19 IST
rape,crimes against women,sexual abuse
The accused, a rickshaw-puller, was known to the victim’s family, police said.(PTI/Picture for representation)

A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 60-year-old neighbour in southwest Delhi’s Palam, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, a rickshaw-puller, was known to the victim’s family, they added.

On August 20, he had gone out with the minor and her father. The father left the girl with the accused for sometime, which is when he allegedly raped her, they said.

The girl narrated her ordeal to her mother after returning home, following which the family approached police.

The accused was arrested the same day, police said.

First Published: Aug 22, 2018 23:19 IST