A minor girl was assaulted

Minor Girl was Assaulted On Knife Point On Independence Day

 A minor girl, who was returning home after attending the Independence Day function in her school, was allegedly assaulted and raped at knife point inside the Children Traffic Park in Sector 23 on Tuesday morning.

The 12-year-old girl is a student of class VIII in a government school of the city.

Police officers investigating the case said that while returning home she was overpowered by a middle-aged man near the isolated area of the park at around 9.30 am. The accused took the girl behind the bushes and raped her, said a cop at the crime scene.

Police officers said that the accused also attacked the girl with knife and injured her. After raping her, the accused fled the scene leaving her in the park. The victim reached home and informed her parents, who approached the police.
As soon as the information was received by the police, senior officers including SSP Eish singhal reached the Children Traffic Park. The SSP inspected the spot and later the statement of the girl was recorded. A dog squad was also called to the spot. Singhal called up the all the DSPs and SHOs at traffic park and more than five hours they were on the spot. During the investigation police locked the both gate of the traffic park and did not allow media inside.

Meanwhile, the medical examination conducted at the civil hospital in sector 16 has confirmed that she was sexually exploited. SSP Singhal told TOI that on the statement of the girl, sector 17 police station has registered a case of rape and kidnapping against the unknown person and started the investigation.
Sources said that at the time of incident there were two cops on duty in the park. Police have also called up the school principal and teachers along with the watchman for questioning. Police have also round up few drug addicts of the area for interrogation.
Meanwhile, in another incident, a sector 40 resident complained that three car borne miscreants stalked her and tried to kidnap her in sector 37 on Monday late night. The girl was returning home after work on her scooter when the incident took place. The youths in the car started following her and tried to drag her in the car. She managed to reach home and told their parents about the incident. Based on her complaint, police have registered a case of stalking and wrongful restraint against the miscreants at sector 36 police station.
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