Ludhiana , Jan 19:A 13-year-old boy and his 12-year-old friend gangraped a four-year-old girl in Ludhiana on Thursday evening.
The two boys called the girl for playing with them at Bindra Colony in the Salem Tabri area and fled. The girl was alone at home as her mother had gone to buy grocery when the incident occurred.
The boys were caught and produced before a juvenile court on Friday. The court remanded them in judicial custody and they were sent to the local juvenile home.
A case was registered under Sections 376 (rape) of IPC and Section 8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The 13-year-old is a student of Class 7 and neighbour of the girl, while the 12-year-old is a student of Class 5.
In her complaint, the girl’s mother said she had gone to the market and left her daughter alone at their rented accommodation but when she returned she was shocked to see her daughter crying and bleeding.
The 13-year-old boy, she said, was the son of another tenant in the same house and his friend had come visiting him. She said they called the girl to play with them and raped her. She informed the police.
Inspector Vijay Kumar, the SHO at Salem Tabri police station, said the police took the girl for medical examination, which confirmed rape. The victim’s father is a worker at a scrap godown.
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