A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her juvenile neighbour in a village under Kasna area of Greater Noida on Wednesday evening. A case was registered in night in which the victim's family members have named the accused. Police arrested the accused from a place in the same village on Thursday morning. The seven-year-old was medically examined and is stable, the police said. The 14-year-old accused has been sent to the juvenile home (rehabilitation centre).
"The juvenile accused was arrested from a friend's place at the same village where he was hiding. His house is right adjacent to the victim's and he called over to play with the victim on Wednesday evening and then sexually abused her. The accused has been charged under section 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act," said a senior police officer from Kasna police station.
According to the complaint, the accused took the girl to play at his home in the evening. When she didn't return back home after few hours, her mother went to his home to look for her child. She found the accused abusing her child sexually. The accused ran away from the spot after the mother started screaming.
After getting the word of the incident, police rushed to the spot and formed multiple teams to catch the boy and finally nabbed the juvenile from his friend's place.