New Delhi, Oct 29: A 16-year-old French national was allegedly sexually assaulted by the father of an Indian student in Neb Sarai area of the national capital.
The alleged crime took place on October 18 evening, but the victim, who had come to Delhi as part of a student exchange programme, expressed her ordeal in front of a magistrate on October 23, ANI reported.
As per the Joint Commissioner of Police (South Eastern Range) Devesh Srivastava, a case has been registered under Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).
The 55-year-old accused, a property dealer by profession, is on run and the police have launch manhunt to track him.
Meanwhile, the teen was reportedly safely shifted to the house of another family.