Man rapes 15-year-old friend in Delhi park, arrested
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Man rapes 15-year-old friend in Delhi park, arrested

During investigation, it was found that the accused took the victim into the park to roam and talk privately. Taking advantage of darkness, he forced himself on her and sexually assaulted her.

delhi Updated: Jul 14, 2018 23:55 IST
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A man was arrested for allegedly raped his 15-year-old female friend after he took her into a dark, deserted park on the pretext of talking to her privately, police said on Saturday adding that the accused has been arrested.

Police said the incident occurred in east Delhi on Friday evening when the accused identified as Chand Alam, 19, a resident of New Seemapuri, called the girl to the park.

“During investigation, it was found that the accused took the victim into the park to roam and talk privately. Taking advantage of darkness, he forced himself on her and sexually assaulted her,” a senior police officer said.

The girl and her parents later filed a complaint against Chand Alam, who was arrested from his residence later in the night and booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, the officer added.

First Published: Jul 14, 2018 23:53 IST