New Delhi, Dec 18: A 16-year-old girl, who was sitting with her male friend in a park here, was sexually assaulted by three unknown assailants, police said on Sunday.
The incident occurred in a park at north Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh on Saturday evening.
“The victim works as a maid in residential localities near Haidarpur slums. She had gone to meet her male friend. When they both were chatting, the three accused persons came and started misbehaving with her. When her male friend opposed them, they beat him and sexually assaulted the victim,” said Delhi Police PRO Madhur Verma said.
“The accused later escaped from the spot threatening the victim and her friend with dire consequences. The two later informed local police.
“We have registered a case against the accused persons and are examining the CCTV footage of near by shops and area to ascertain the identities of accused persons,” Verma added.