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Gurgaon: 5-year-old girl lured away with toffee, raped

Minor, allegedly lured with a toffee while playing on Monday evening, returned home on Tuesday. Medical test reports confirm sexual assault, say police

gurgaon Updated: Jan 09, 2018 23:21 IST
Abhishek Behl
Abhishek Behl
Hindustan Times
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A case of rape under Pocso Act was added in the FIR, which had earlier been registered by the Sector 14 police. The FIR was filed on Monday evening after the child was kidnapped.(Parveen Kumar/HT FILE)

A five-year-old girl was kidnapped from Rajiv Nagar on Monday evening and sexually assaulted. She returned on Tuesday morning and a medical test on her has confirmed that she was raped, the police said.

Several teams of Gurgaon police are working to nab the culprits . The minor was allegedly lured by an individual with toffees, the police said.

The girl returned injured the police suspects that the accused, who could be one or more, dropped her off near her house.

A case of rape was registered against unidentified persons on Tuesday after medical examination confirmed sexual assault. A case of rape under Pocso Act was added to the FIR, which had earlier been registered by the Sector 14 police.

The FIR was filed on Monday evening after the child was kidnapped. The girl’s father filed an abduction complaint at the Sector 14 police station after which a case was registered. The police on Tuesday said that the girl returned home in the morning and they suspect that the accused dropped her off near her home. The girl was later admitted to the Civil Hospital in Gurgaon where she is undergoing treatment. Medical examination later confirmed that she had been raped, police said.

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“A case of rape under Pocso Act has been registered against the accused and multiple police teams are probing the case. CCTV footage from different houses in the area is being examined. We will nab the accused soon,” Sumit Kuhar, DCP, Crime, said. The police are yet to question the victim, as she is in extreme trauma and is likely to be counselled before any information is sought from her.

The incident happened on Monday evening when the girl was playing with other children outside her house on a street in Rajiv Nagar. However, when the minor did not return home till late evening, her parents started looking for her in the neighbourhood. As they couldn’t find her, they filed a complaint at the Sector 14 police station. A case of abduction was registered.

The girl’s father runs a tyre repair business and hails from Uttar Pradesh.

First Published: Jan 09, 2018 22:41 IST