5-year-old raped by teenager in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar: Police

Kota, August 6

A five-year-old lady was allegedly raped by a boy aged round 16 whereas she was visiting her maternal grandparents’ home for Rakhi in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar district, police mentioned on Thursday.

The incident came about in Ghantoli space on July 30 and the grievance was lodged by the lady’s mom on Wednesday, they mentioned.

The boy, who’s a relative of the survivor, is but to be detained, Ghantoli SHO Bannalal mentioned.

The medical examination of the lady was carried out on Thursday and later within the day her statements was recorded earlier than a Justice of the Peace, the station home officer mentioned.

The lady, who got here to Ghantoli along with her mom, has alleged that {the teenager} tempted her with toffees and took her to his home within the neighbourhood and raped her, Bannalal mentioned citing the grievance lodged.

He mentioned the boy is the cousin of the lady’s mom.  

There was a delay in reporting the matter because the lady’s father was away and her mom was allegedly pressured by her relations to not strategy police, the officer mentioned.

When her father returned and heard in regards to the incident, he requested the lady’s mom to lodge a police grievance, Bannalal mentioned.

A case of rape underneath related sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has been registered in opposition to the boy, the officer mentioned. PTI


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