Juvenile Apprehended for Sexual Assault on 7-Year-Old Girl in South Delhi

A juvenile has been detained for allegedly sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl from his neighborhood in south Delhi. The victim’s mother reported the incident to the police, and an FIR under relevant IPC and POCSO Act sections was registered. The juvenile is now in an observation home as investigations continue.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 10-06-2024 15:37 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 15:37 IST
Juvenile Apprehended for Sexual Assault on 7-Year-Old Girl in South Delhi
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A juvenile has been apprehended for allegedly sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl in south Delhi, officials revealed on Monday.

Lodhi Colony police station received information about the case on Sunday. The victim's mother reported that the 16-year-old boy from their neighborhood committed the assault at his home three to four days prior, according to police statements.

The girl underwent a medical examination, and an FIR under section 376 AB of the IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) was filed. 'We have apprehended the juvenile and sent him to an observation home. Further investigations are underway,' a police officer said.

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