A four-year-old Kanpur girl was allegedly gangraped by four minor boys in Maharajpur police area of the district on June 30. The survivor is currently undergoing treatment at a government hospital. She is out of danger now. The police have registered a FIR and incarcerated the accused boys.
The girl’s parents informed the police that their four-year-old daughter was playing outside the house on Saturday when the boys lured her to an isolated location. There, they took turns to rape her. The accused are residents of the same neighborhood, TOI reported.
When the profusely bleeding girl reached home, she narrated the entire incident to her parents.
She was straight away taken for medical examination at a nearby government hospital. The girl was admitted there after her condition worsened. She is currently stated to be out of danger.
The police have taken all the four boys in detention. They will be charged under the POCSO Act. “One of the accused is 12 years old and the others are six years old. They had reportedly confessed about their involvement in the shocking incident,” said SHO Maharajpur Rakesh Maurya.
Boys watched porn
The accused boys were apparently watching porn films on a mobile phone. They have been sent to the Juvenile Home for counselling after their three-day remand.
“Maharajpur police has registered a case under relevant sections of IPC against all the four accused on the complaint filed by girl’s father. The accused were produced before a juvenile court on Monday and sent to a remand home for three days for proper counselling,” stated SSP Akhilesh Kumar.
The Kanpur police have sought legal opinion in the case as both the survivor and accused are minor.
Apoorva Lamba is an intern with SheThePeople.Tv