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Minor girl sexually assaulted by relative in Delhi

Devdiscourse News Desk new delhi India
Updated: 05-12-2018 23:04 IST

A six-year-old girl was reportedly sexually assaulted by a relative at her house in outer Delhi's Karan Vihar, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place on Tuesday, they said.

The victim was sexually assaulted when her parents were out for work. When her parents returned home, the minor girl narrated the incident to her mother following which they approached the police, a senior police officer said.

A case was registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The 28-year-old accused has been arrested, Seju Kuruvilla, Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer) said.

(With inputs from agencies.)