A person accused of raping and torturing a 12-year-old woman in her Delhi home has been arrested, the police mentioned. The survivor underwent a surgical procedure at AIIMS hospital and was crucial, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned earlier in the present day, calling it a barbaric crime.
The survivor was sexually assaulted at her west Delhi home on Tuesday, when her mother and father had been at work. She was repeatedly hit by a pointy object on her head and face and was mendacity in a pool of blood when her neighbours discovered her and knowledgeable her mother and father, the police mentioned.
Her attacker had escaped the spot after committing the crime.
The woman was first taken to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital and later shifted to AIIMS after preliminary remedy. In keeping with studies, she was always bleeding.
“We obtained info on Tuesday concerning the assault of a minor woman. An FIR underneath part 307 (try to homicide) and POCSO (Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences) Act has been registered and additional investigation is underway,” senior police officer A Koan had mentioned.
Mr Kejriwal on Thursday visited the survivor within the hospital and warranted that he would assign one of the best lawyer to the case to make sure justice.
“The kid is in a severe state, unconscious. A surgical procedure has been carried out. She can be underneath commentary for 24 to 48 hours,” he mentioned.
Earlier than his go to to the hospital, Mr Kejriwal tweeted that the savage assault “has shaken me to the core. Such predators roaming free can’t be tolerated.”
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir demanded justice to the woman.
“The brutal rape of a 12 yr outdated youngster is completely horrific! These animals deserve nothing lower than demise. All of us are praying for her and I urge Delhi police to deliver the perpetrators to justice on the earliest,” he tweeted.