New Delhi, May 10: A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 17-year old neighbour at a farm, in Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli on Wednesday night, reported news agency ANI.
Chandauli: 6-year-old girl allegedly raped by a 17-year old neighbour at a farm in near her house, last night; Culprit absconding, police investigation underway.
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The culprit is missing, however, the police investigation is underway to nab the accused immediately.
On Wednesday, a similar case was also reported from Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, when a 7-year old child was raped. According to a report on ANI, the girl was sent for further medical examination. The culprit, in this case, is also missing.
On the back of the several crimes being reported against minors, the POCSO ACT was amended, whereby, if convicted of raping a minor, between 0-12, the death penalty will be given.