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Family cries as police continue to hunt for accused

New Delhi: It was all pain and cry for the family of the 16-year-old girl, who was sexually assaulted by three men in North West Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area on Saturday last. Police sources claimed that they are not leaving any stone unturned in the investigation as they have made a list of bad characters in their area and they have started a manhunt to nab the accused.
Talking to The Millennium Post, the victim's family informed that now the girl is stable but on the day (December 16) when the incident happened she was crying in pain as she was brutally thrashed by the accused person. ''Her left hand has been seriously injured and also her head too has suffered grave injuries. Her face appeared blue due to the brutal beating," said a cousin of the victim.
Police said the girl was working as a maid. One of her friends with whom she used to go for tuition stated that the victim had told her that she does work only to get the fees for the tuition. ''She used to remain quiet in the tuition and speak less. She was taking English and Hindi tuition," said the friend. The girl had left education after Class X. At the time of the incident, one male friend was also with him. His family members said he was attacked by stick from the backside and after which he lost consciousness. The accused took his shoes and stole 700 rupees," said the elder sister of the boy. After gaining conscious he ran from the spot where he found two-three men in the park and he took their phone and made a call to his friend who lived nearby his house and narrated the incident.
"He had visited police station after which he returned home where I saw my brother that there was swelling on his face and legs. Somehow he slept after which police team came and took him. My brother friend is also being questioned," said another sister. The boy who is supposed to be of 21 years old was working in a library of a private educational institution and the day of the incident he had taken leave. The family of the boy was aware of their past meetings. "If we had known that he is going to that park we had stopped him," said the brother-in-law of the boy.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Northern range) Sagar Preet Hooda stated that they are probing the case from all possible angles. ''The boy who was with the girl at the time of the incident is also been probed," said the Joint CP. He said they have prepared a list of the bad characters of the area and they are also been examined.
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